sphingomyelin phosphodiesterase

n.

An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sphingomyelin to ceramide and phosphocholine.

Nearby words

  1. sphingid,
  2. sphingolipid,
  3. sphingolipidosis,
  4. sphingomyelin,
  5. sphingomyelin lipidosis,
  6. sphingosine,
  7. sphinx,
  8. sphinx moth,
  9. sphinxlike,
  10. sphragistic


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