kerasin

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kerasin

 [ker´ah-sin]
a cerebroside from brain tissue, yielding galactose, sphingosine, and lignoceric acid on hydrolysis.

ker·a·sin

(ker'ă-sin),
Obsolete term for glucocerebroside.
Synonym(s): cerasin

kerasin

/ker·a·sin/ (ker´ah-sin) older name for a glucocerebroside in which the fatty acid is lignoceric acid.

kerasin

[ker′əsin]
Etymology: L, cera, wax
a cerebroside, found in brain tissue, that consists of a fatty acid, galactose, and sphingosine.

kerasin

a cerebroside from brain tissue, yielding galactose, sphingosine and lignoceric acid on hydrolysis.