Lacto series sphingolipid metabolism (WP5303)

Homo sapiens

lacto series glycosphingolipid biosynthesis


Conroy lipids , Alex Pico , and Lars Willighagen


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Homo sapiens


Lipids and LIPID MAPS


Pathway Ontology

lacto-series glycosphingolipid metabolic pathway ganglioside metabolic pathway lipid metabolic pathway


Label Type Compact URI Comment
Lewis A Metabolite lipidmaps:LMSP0504AC00
Lewis B Metabolite lipidmaps:LMSP0504AI00
Lc3Cer Metabolite lipidmaps:LMSP0504AA00
Type I H antigen Metabolite lipidmaps:LMSP0504AD00
Type IA antigen Metabolite lipidmaps:LMSP0504AF00
sialyl-lactotetraosylceramide Metabolite lipidmaps:LMSP0601DK00
Sialyl Lewis A Metabolite lipidmaps:LMSP0601DL00
Type IB antigen Metabolite lipidmaps:LMSP0504AE00
A Lewis B Metabolite lipidmaps:LMSP0504AH00
Lc4Cer/LM1 Metabolite lipidmaps:LMSP0504AB00 ChEBI 17292, Smap 8
LacCer Metabolite lipidmaps:LMSP0501AB00
B3GALT1 GeneProduct uniprot:Q9Y5Z6
FUT3 GeneProduct uniprot:P21217
B3GALT2 GeneProduct uniprot:O43825
FUT2 GeneProduct uniprot:Q10981
FUT1 GeneProduct uniprot:P19526
B3GNT5 GeneProduct uniprot:Q9BYG0
FUT3 GeneProduct uniprot:P21217


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  3. SphinGOMAP--a web-based biosynthetic pathway map of sphingolipids and glycosphingolipids. Merril AH Jr. Glycobiology. 2005 Jun;15(6):15G. PubMed Europe PMC Scholia