Ceramide glucosyltransferase (UGCG) catalyses the transfer of glucose to ceramide

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R-HSA-1638104
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Homo sapiens
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Ceramide glucosyltransferase (UGCG) catalyses the first glycosylation step in glycosphingolipid biosynthesis by the transfer of glucose to ceramide (Ichikawa et al. 1996).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
8643456 Expression cloning of a cDNA for human ceramide glucosyltransferase that catalyzes the first glycosylation step of glycosphingolipid synthesis

Ichikawa, S, Sakiyama, H, Suzuki, G, Hidari, KI, Hirabayashi, Y

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1996
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ceramide glucosyltransferase activity of UGCG [Golgi membrane]
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