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BRENDA support sphingolipid 4-desaturase

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a dihydroceramide
+ 2 ferrocytochrome b5 +
+ 2 H+ =
a (4E)-sphing-4-enine ceramide
+ 2 ferricytochrome b5 + 2 H2O


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     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.14 Acting on paired donors, with incorporation or reduction of molecular oxygen
             1.14.19 With oxidation of a pair of donors resulting in the reduction of O2 to two molecules of water
       sphingolipid 4-desaturase