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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[3] Nonstandard abbreviations: ERT, enzyme replacement therapy; SRT, substrate reduction therapy; G1cCer, glucosylceramide; Cer, ceramide; CTH, ceramide trihexoside; OPA, o-phthaldialdehyde.
Results of the postmortem studies showed high accumulation of ceramide trihexosides in the choroid plexus and leptomeninges in one Fabry patient.