glycosphingolipid

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glycosphingolipid

[¦glī·kō‚sfiŋ·gō′lip·id]
(biochemistry)
A glycoside of ceramide that is the most abundant and structurally diverse type of glycolipid in animals.
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Tumor-associated gangliosides are sialyl glycosphingolipids present on the outer surface of the cell plasma membrane (23).
In FD, reduced or absent activity of [alpha]-galactosidase A results in accumulation of globotriaosylceramide (GL-3) and related glycosphingolipids in various tissues.
Role of very long fatty acid-containing glycosphingolipids in membrane organization and cell signaling: the model of lactosylceramide in neutrophils.
A fatally inherited metabolic disease, Niemann Pick-type C is a lysomal storage disease, a rare genetic disorder arising from the build up of glycosphingolipids particularly in the Central Nervous System causing structural and functional damage in cells and tissues.
Sandhoff's disease is characterised by the accumulation of N-acetylhexosamine-containing oligosaccharides, both within glycosphingolipids and as free oligosaccharides, both of which contain N-acetyl moieties.
Gangliosides fall into a class of molecules called glycosphingolipids.
Identification of erythrocyte Gal alpha 1-3Gal glycosphingolipids with a mouse monoclonal antibody, Gall3.
In a paper, "Recognition of bacterial glycosphingolipids by natural killer T cells," to be published March 24 in the scientific journal Nature, Mitchell Kronenberg, Ph.
Antibodies against glycosphingolipids in sera of patients with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
Specificity of binding of a strain of uropathogenic Escherichia coli to Gal 1-4Gal-containing glycosphingolipids.
Lipids II: Phospholipids, Glycosphingolipids, and Cholesterol