ceramide

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ceramide

[′ser·ə‚mīd]
(organic chemistry)
Any of a group of amides formed by linking a fatty acid to sphingosine.
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This deficiency leads to the accumulation of ceramide trihexoside (CTH) (4) and related glycosphingolipids with terminal [alpha]-galactosyl residues in the tissues and body fluids, including heart, liver, kidney, vascular endothelial cells, and plasma (2).
Synthesis of novel internal standards for the quantitative determination of plasma ceramide trihexoside in Fabry disease by tandem mass spectrometry.