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Psychosine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Psychosine
Tree Number(s)
D02.033.100.700.700
D02.092.063.700.700
D09.400.410.420.806
D10.390.470.806
D10.570.877.360.806
Unique ID
D011609
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011609
Scope Note
An intermediate in the biosynthesis of cerebrosides. It is formed by reaction of sphingosine with UDP-galactose and then itself reacts with fatty acid-Coenzyme A to form the cerebroside.
Entry Term(s)
Galactosylsphingosine
Sphingosine Galactoside
Registry Number
2238-90-6
CAS Type 1 Name
beta-D-Galactopyranoside, 2-amino-3-hydroxy-4-octadecenyl, (R-(R*,S*-(E)))-
Previous Indexing
Galactose (1972-1974)
Glycosides (1974)
Sphingosine (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under SPHINGOSINE 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under SPHINGOSINE 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Psychosine Preferred
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