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Related to cerebrosides: sphingosine, Glycolipids, Gangliosides
cerebrosidesGlucolipids present in nerve tissue, especially in myelin sheaths. Their metabolism requires HYDROLASES and it is inherited mutations of the genes for these enzymes that causes conditions such serious as Tay-Sachs, Gaucher's, Fabry's and Niemann-Pick disease.
Fatty carbohydrates that occur in the brain and nervous system.
Mentioned in: Gaucher Disease