cerebrosides


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Related to cerebrosides: sphingosine, Glycolipids, Gangliosides

cerebrosides

Glucolipids 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.

Cerebrosides

Fatty carbohydrates that occur in the brain and nervous system.
Mentioned in: Gaucher Disease
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Termitomycesphins G and H, additional cerebrosides from the edible Chinese mushroom Termitomyces albuminosus.
New cerebrosides from Euphorbia peplis L.: Antimicrobial activity evaluation.
Taylor, "Cerebrosides and a monoacylmonogalactosylglycerol from Clinacanthus nutans," Chemical and Pharmaceutical Bulletin, vol.
Some components in SC such as cerebrosides (Kawai and Ikeda, 1985), SPG (Kumari et al., 2008) and lectins (Chumkhunthod et al., 2006) have potential vasodilatory effects which attract more and more attention.
The two cerebrosides most highly enriched on the surface of the oligodendrocyte cell body and throughout the myelin membrane, compared to other parts of the body, are the galactosylceramides, GalC and sulphatide, which together make up 25-30% of human CNS lipids.
Neosynthesis of Epidermal Lipids (%) Control 1% organic white Lupine extract Polar lipids 100 104 Ceramides 100 144 Cholesterol 100 200 Di and Triglycerides 100 100 Cerebrosides 100 120 Cholesterol sulfate 100 145 Note: Table made from bar graph.
Amongst the lipids, it is usually the phospholids that can be considered as micronutrients but one should also consider free fatty acids, cerebrosides and cholesterol, and there are some minor fatty acids in the triglycerides that are considered to be important.
Nonetheless, polar steroids are proved to be an important natural product isolated from brittle stars which are responsible for their cytotoxicity, terpenes, naphthoquinones, phenylpropanoids, carotenoids and cerebrosides have been isolated from brittle stars and might have pharmacological activities (13).
Ali, Longifoside-A and -B: Two New Cerebrosides from Mentha longifolia (Lamiaceae), Nat.
nutans leaves and a mixture of cerebrosides and monoacylmonogalactosylglycerol isolated from the ethanolic extract of the fresh leaves of C.
have isolated two antibacterial cerebrosides, designated cerebroside 1 and 2, from chloroform-methanol (1:1) extract of Fusarium sp.