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BRENDA support sphingolipid 8-(E/Z)-desaturase

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a (4R)-4-hydroxysphinganine ceramide
+ 2 ferrocytochrome b5 +
+ 2 H+ =
a (4R,8E)-4-hydroxysphing-8-enine ceramide
+ 2 ferricytochrome b5 + 2 H2O


8 fatty acid desaturase, 8-sphingolipid desaturase, D8A, D8B, D8C, D8D, DELTA8 Des, Delta8 sphingolipid desaturase, DELTA8(E,Z)-sphingolipid desaturase, Delta8-fatty-acid desaturase 1, Delta8-fatty-acid desaturase 2, DELTA8-sphingolipid desaturase, Delta8-sphingolipid desaturase 1, Delta8-sphingolipid desaturase 2, Delta8-sphingolipid desaturase 3, DELTA8-sphingolipid-desaturase, DES8, DXDES, LCB DELTA8 desaturase, PtD8A, PtD8B, PtD8C, SLD, SLD1, SLD2, sphingoid long-chain base DELTA8 desaturase, sphingolipid DELTA8-desaturase


     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 8-(E/Z)-desaturase