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Galactosylceramidase MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Galactosylceramidase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.450.410.120
Unique ID
D005698
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005698
Annotation
/defic: consider also LEUKODYSTROPHY, GLOBOID CELL
Scope Note
An enzyme that hydrolyzes galactose from ceramide monohexosides. Deficiency of this enzyme may cause globoid cell leukodystrophy (LEUKODYSTROPHY, GLOBOID CELL). EC 3.2.1.46.
Entry Term(s)
Galactocerebrosidase
Galactosylceramide Galactosidase
Galactosylceramide beta-Galactosidase
Galactosylcerebroside beta-Galactosidase
Registry Number
EC 3.2.1.46
CAS Type 1 Name
D-Galactosyl-N-acylsphingosine galactohydrolase
Previous Indexing
Cerebrosides (1972-1974)
Galactose (1972-1974)
Glycoside Hydrolases (1972-1974)
See Also
Leukodystrophy, Globoid Cell
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under GALACTOSIDASES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under GALACTOSIDASES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Galactosylceramidase Preferred
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