"Galactosylceramides" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
- Galactosyl Ceramides
- Ceramides, Galactosyl
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