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Introduction: Glycosphingolipid

Description of Glycosphingolipid

Glycosphingolipid: spingolipid in which the head group is a mono or oligosaccharide unit.
Source: CRISP

Glycosphingolipid: Lipids containing at least one monosaccharide residue and either a sphingoid or a ceramide (CERAMIDES). They are subdivided into NEUTRAL GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS comprising monoglycosyl- and oligoglycosylsphingoids and monoglycosyl- and oligoglycosylceramides; and ACIDIC GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS which comprises sialosylglycosylsphingolipids (GANGLIOSIDES); SULFOGLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS (formerly known as sulfatides), glycuronoglycosphingolipids, and phospho- and phosphonoglycosphingolipids. (From IUPAC's webpage).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Broader terms for Glycosphingolipid

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The term Glycosphingolipid can be used for:

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Hierarchical classifications of Glycosphingolipid

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

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