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Sphingolipids MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Sphingolipids
Tree Number(s)
D10.570.877
Unique ID
D013107
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013107
Scope Note
A class of membrane lipids that have a polar head and two nonpolar tails. They are composed of one molecule of the long-chain amino alcohol sphingosine (4-sphingenine) or one of its derivatives, one molecule of a long-chain acid, a polar head alcohol and sometimes phosphoric acid in diester linkage at the polar head group. (Lehninger et al, Principles of Biochemistry, 2nd ed)
Entry Term(s)
Lysosphingolipids
Sphingolipid
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QU 85
Previous Indexing
Lipids (1966-1970)
See Also
Sphingosine
Public MeSH Note
72; was see under LIPIDS 1963-71
Online Note
search LIPIDS 1966-70
History Note
72(71); was see under LIPIDS 1963-71
Date Established
1972/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Sphingolipids Preferred
Lysosphingolipids Narrower
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