ganglioside


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ganglioside

[′gaŋ·glē·ō‚sīd]
(biochemistry)
One of a group of glycosphingolipids found in neuronal surface membranes and spleen; they contain an N-acyl fatty acid derivative of sphingosine linked to a carbohydrate (glucose or galactose); they also contain N-acetylglucosamine or N-acetylgalactosamine, and N-acetylneuraminic acid.
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