"Acid Ceramidase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A ceramidase subtype that is active at acid pH. It plays an important role in sphingolipid degradation by catalyzing the lysosomal hydrolysis of ceramide to sphingosine and free fatty acid. Inherited deficiency of acid ceramidase activity results in FARBER LIPOGRANULOMATOSIS.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Acid Ceramidase" by people in Profiles.
Hadas Y, Vincek AS, Youssef E, Zak MM, Chepurko E, Sultana N, Sharkar MTK, Guo N, Komargodski R, Kurian AA, Kaur K, Magadum A, Fargnoli A, Katz MG, Hossain N, Kenigsberg E, Dubois NC, Schadt E, Hajjar R, Eliyahu E, Zangi L. Altering Sphingolipid Metabolism Attenuates Cell Death and Inflammatory Response After Myocardial Infarction. Circulation. 2020 03 17; 141(11):916-930.