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Substance Name: Sphingomyelinase C
RN: 9031-54-3


  • 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
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Sphingomyelin Phosphodiesterase


  • EINECS 232-869-9
  • Sphingomyelinase

Systematic Name

  • Sphingomyelinase C

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9031-54-3

System Generated Number

  • 0009031543