"Sphingomyelin Phosphodiesterase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sphingomyelin to ceramide (N-acylsphingosine) plus choline phosphate. A defect in this enzyme leads to NIEMANN-PICK DISEASE. EC 188.8.131.52.
- Sphingomyelin Phosphodiesterase
- Sphingomyelin Cleaving Enzyme
- Sphingomyelinase C
- Sphingomyelin Cholinephosphohydrolase
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