1.14.18.6: 4-hydroxysphinganine ceramide fatty acyl 2-hydroxylase

This is an abbreviated version, for detailed information about 4-hydroxysphinganine ceramide fatty acyl 2-hydroxylase, go to the full flat file.

Reaction

a phytoceramide
+ 2 ferrocytochrome b5 +
O2
+ 2 H+ =
a (2'R)-2'-hydroxyphytoceramide
+ 2 ferricytochrome b5 +
H2O

Synonyms

FA2H, FA2H, FAH1, fatty acid 2-hydroxylase, SCS7

ECTree

     1 Oxidoreductases
         1.14 Acting on paired donors, with incorporation or reduction of molecular oxygen
             1.14.18 With another compound as one donor, and incorporation of one atom of oxygen into the other donor
                1.14.18.6 4-hydroxysphinganine ceramide fatty acyl 2-hydroxylase