glycosyl glyceride

glycosyl glyceride

[glī‚kōs·əl ′glis·ə‚rīd]
(biochemistry)
A class of glycolipids structurally analogous to phospholipids; they are the major glycolipids of plants and microorganisms but are rare in animals.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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