Protein Name ceramide synthase 6
Organism Mus musculus
Gene ID 241447
Gene Symbol


UniProt Q8C172 (CERS6_MOUSE), H3BL08 (H3BL08_MOUSE)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 23
Total Number of Articles : 22

ceramide synthase 6

Gene Summary

Enables sphingosine N-acyltransferase activity. Acts upstream of or within ceramide biosynthetic process. Located in endoplasmic reticulum. Is expressed in blastocyst; early embryo; genitourinary system; and limb mesenchyme. Orthologous to human CERS6 (ceramide synthase 6). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

  • ceramide synthase 6
  • LAG1 homolog, ceramide synthase 6
  • LAG1 longevity assurance homolog 6
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