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Gangliosides MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Gangliosides
Tree Number(s)
D09.400.410.420.025.475
D10.390.470.025.475
D10.570.877.360.025.475
Unique ID
D005732
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005732
Scope Note
A subclass of ACIDIC GLYCOSPHINGOLIPIDS. They contain one or more sialic acid (N-ACETYLNEURAMINIC ACID) residues. Using the Svennerholm system of abbrevations, gangliosides are designated G for ganglioside, plus subscript M, D, or T for mono-, di-, or trisialo, respectively, the subscript letter being followed by a subscript arabic numeral to indicated sequence of migration in thin-layer chromatograms. (From Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1997)
Entry Term(s)
Ganglioside
Sialoglycosphingolipids
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 85
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Gangliosides Preferred
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