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Galactosylceramides MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Galactosylceramides
Tree Number(s)
D02.065.313.250.450
D09.400.410.420.525.200.250.450
D10.390.470.675.200.250.450
D10.570.877.360.612.200.250.450
Unique ID
D005699
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005699
Scope Note
Cerebrosides which contain as their polar head group a galactose moiety bound in glycosidic linkage to the hydroxyl group of ceramide. Their accumulation in tissue, due to a defect in beta-galactosidase, is the cause of galactosylceramide lipidosis or globoid cell leukodystrophy.
Entry Term(s)
Galactocerebrosides
Galactosyl Ceramide
Galactosyl Ceramides
Galactosylceramide
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Ceramides (1972-1978)
Cerebrosides (1966-1978)
Glycosphingolipids (1975-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CEREBROSIDES 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under CEREBROSIDES 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/16
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Galactosylceramides Preferred
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