glucocerebroside

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glucocerebroside

[¦glü·kō·sə′rēb·rə‚sīd]
(biochemistry)
A glycoside of ceramide that contains glucose.
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Vadasz, "Ethanol-induced changes in the content of triglycerides, ceramides, and glucosylceramides in cultured neurons," Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, vol.
The lamellar bodies produce the precursor elements--including phospholipids, glucosylceramides, cholesterol, and proteins that are essential to the cohesion, desquamation, and conversion of the lipid precursors into the more waterproof lipid products.
1978) 1-(3'-O-acyl)-[beta]-glucosyl-N-dihydroxypentatriacontadienoylsphingosine, a major component of the glucosylceramides of pig and human epidermis.