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C4987 Sigma-Aldrich

Ceramide phosphorylethanolamine

≥98% (TLC)

Synonym: 1-(2-Aminoethly)-phosphoryl-ceramide, Cer-PE, N-Acyl-Sphingosylphosphorylethanolamine

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C38H77N2O6P

  • Molecular Weight 689.00

  •  MDL number MFCD04040743

  •  NACRES NA.77

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Description

General description

Ceramide phosphorylethanolamine is a phosphosphingolipid. It maintains the structural framework of the plasma membrane, aids in the formation and functioning of plasma membrane lipid rafts, cell signaling and transduction events. Ceramide phosphorylethanolamine modulates various cellular processes, like growth, differentiation, apoptosis and angiogenesis.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Ceramide phosphorylethanolamine is a sphingolipid with sphingoid base backbones. It is found in the rumen protozoan Entodinium caudatum , in the pupae of the green bottle fly, Lucilia Caesar, in adult housefly, Musca domestica and in few Mesogastropodoid snails.

Sphingolipid with ethanolamine base, found in insect membranes.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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