CERS2 - Ceramide synthase 2 - human protein (Function)
 
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CERS2 »  Ceramide synthase 2  (CerS2)
 
Protein also known as:  Tumor metastasis-suppressor gene 1 protein.
Gene name:  CERS2
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Suppresses the growth of cancer cells. May be involved in sphingolipid synthesis.  
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  • UniProtKB
GO molecular function 
DNA bindingdefinition[GO:0003677]  
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  • UniProtKB KW
Protein bindingdefinition[GO:0005515]  
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  • UniProtKB
Sphingosine N-acyltransferase activitydefinition[GO:0050291]  
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  • RefGenome
GO biological process 
Ceramide biosynthetic processdefinition[GO:0046513]  
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  • RefGenome
Enzymatic activity 
 
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Pathways 
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Sphingolipid de novo biosynthesis  REACT_115810  
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Lipid biosynthesis  definition   [KW-0444]
Lipid metabolism  definition   [KW-0443]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: LASS2
GenomeRNAi: 29956
PRO: PR:Q96G23