globoside


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globoside

[′glō·bə‚sīd]
(biochemistry)
A glycoside of ceramide containing several sugar residues, but not neuraminic acid; obtained from human, sheep, and hog erythrocytes.
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By analyzing the clot, Yamakawa discovered two novel glycolipids, one containing sialic acid and the other without sialic acid, and named them hematoside (obtained from horse blood) and globoside (obtained from human blood), respectively.
Deficient hexozaminidase activity in an exceptional case of Tay--Sachs disease with additional storage of kidney globoside in visceral organs.
Fukumoto, "Globoside accelerates the differentiation of dental epithelial cells into ameloblasts," International Journal of Oral Science, vol.
Acid [beta]-glucosidase is responsible for the cleavage of the [beta]-glucosidic bond of its primary substrate glucosylceramide, an intermediate in the catabolism of globoside and gangliosides.
St represents the glycolipid standards, ceramide monohexoside (CMH), ceramide dihexoside (CDH), Globoside (Glob), Forssman glycolipid (Forss) and asialo GM1.
The hemolytic activity of all sera could be inhibited by globoside, and two of the sera were inhibited more effectively by Forssman than globoside.
Antibodies specific for globoside or Forssman fall into that category.
The [P.sup.k] antigen is globotriaosyl ceramide, which is the biosynthetic precursor of the P antigen, globotetraosyl ceramide (globoside), the most abundant GSL of erythrocytes.
HPVB19 can infect cells that possess globosides, which are glycosphingolipids acting as the receptor for HPVB19, such as erythroid precursors, megakaryocytes, endothelial cells, and hepatocytes [14, 15].