galactosylceramide


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ga·lac·to·syl·cer·a·mide

(gă-lak'tō-sil-ser'ă-mīd),
A sphingolipid that accumulates in people with Krabbe disease.

galactosylceramide

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A microwave-mediated saponification of galactosylceramide and galactosylceramide 13-sulfate and identification of their lysocom pounds by delayed extraction matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry.
KineMed aims to develop lipid kinetic biomarkers, including the dynamics of cholesterol, phospholipids and galactosylceramide in the brain, as well as the synthesis of plasma 24-hydroxy cholesterol.
Galactosylceramide is galactosylated by a galactosyltransferase (UDP-galactose:ceramide galactosyltransferase) found exclusively in the ER, whereas the UDP-Gal transporter has mainly a Golgi localization.