Cat. No. 0744
Chemical Name: N-Acetylsphingosine
Biological ActivityA potent modulator of cell proliferation and differentiation. Activates protein phosphatase-1 (PP1) and -2A (PP2A), as well as ceramide-activated protein phosphatase (CAPP) in vitro.
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Dobowsky and Hannun (1992) Ceramide stimulates a cytosolic protein phosphatase. J.Biol.Chem. 267 5048. PMID: 1312082.
Kim et al (1991) Identification of sphingomyelin turnover as an effector mechanism for the action of tumor necrosis factor α and γ-interferon. J.Biol.Chem. 266 484. PMID: 1845977.
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