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REVIEW: Sphingolipid Receptors

E. V. Dyatlovitskaya

Shemyakin and Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Miklukho-Maklaya 16/10, 117797 Moscow; E-mail: dyatl@ibch.ru

Received June 28, 2007
The role of sphingolipids as receptors of bacteria, viruses, and toxins and also as ligands of proteinaceous receptors involved in the cell-cell signaling in animals is considered.
KEY WORDS: sphingosine-1-phosphate, sphingosine-1-phosphocholine, receptors, bacteria, viruses, toxins

DOI: 10.1134/S0006297908020016