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Introduction: Glucosylceramides

Description of Glucosylceramides

Glucosylceramides: Cerebrosides which contain as their polar head group a glucose moiety bound in glycosidic linkage to the hydroxyl group of ceramides. Their accumulation in tissue, due to a defect in beta-glucosidase, is the cause of Gaucher's disease.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Glucosylceramides

The following list attempts to classify Glucosylceramides into categories where each line is subset of the next.

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