glucosyl ceramide

glucosyl ceramide

[‚glü·kə‚sil ′ser·ə‚mīd]
(biochemistry)
A type of glycolipid that is present in the cell membranes of many cell types and is abundant in serum.
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The major neutral GSLs of tonsil lymphocytes are glucosyl ceramide, lactosyl ceramide, trihexasoyl ceramide and globoside.