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Sphingosine

Palmitic acid + Ser

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Ceramide

Sphingosine + acyl group on Ser nitrogen. Req. pyridoxal phosphate (B6)

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Cerebroside

Ceramide + 1 carb

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Ganglioside

Cerebrodie + sialic acid. Mainly in nervous sytem.

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GM2

G: ganglioside, M: mono sialic present, 2: one step removed from parent compound GM1

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Sphingomyelin

Ceramide + phosphocholine. Sphingosine based on phospholipid

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IP3

Releases calcium from IC stores, Ca binds calmodulin. Made from PIP2 by PLC

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DAG

Diacylglycerol, activates PKC

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PL-3 kinase

Makes IP4 to stimulate Ca uptake