glycolipid


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glycolipid

 [gli″ko-lip´id]
a lipid containing carbohydrate groups, usually galactose but also glucose, inositol, or others; the glycolipids include the cerebrosides.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

gly·co·lip·id

(glī'kō-lip'id),
A lipid with one or more covalently attached sugars.
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glycolipid

(glī′kə-lĭp′ĭd)
n.
A lipid that contains one or more carbohydrate groups.
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gly·co·lip·id

(glī'kō-lip'id)
A lipid with one or more covalently attached sugars.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

glycolipid

any of a group of LIPIDS containing a carbohydrate.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Symptoms increase with age due to the progressive glycolipid accumulation in the vascular system, kidneys and heart leading to kidney failure, heart disease or strokes.
Glycolipid (cerebroside and ganglioside), particularly cerebroside, has been proved to exhibit various physiological activities, including antitumor/cytotoxic (Natori et al., 1994; Jin et al., 1994; Li et al., 1995; Chen et al., 2009), antifungal (Jin et al., 1994), immunomodulatory, cyclooxygenase inhibitory, and antifouling activities (Mansoor et al., 2007).
IgM anti-phenolic glycolipid I and IgG anti 10-kDp a heat shock protein antibody in sera and immune complexes isolated from leprosy patients with or without erythema nodosum leprosum and contacts.
[51], stearic acid or octadecanoic acid is the main fatty acid chain found in various glycolipid biosurfactants.
Brennan, "A novel phenolic glycolipid from Mycobacterium leprae possibly involved in immunogenicity and pathogenicity," Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
The levels of blood glucose, blood triglyceride, and cholesterol significantly decreased following TSF treatment; these beneficial effects can be achieved via TSF regulating action on the glycolipid metabolism.
Glycans are a constituent of lipopolysaccharides, glycoproteins, and glycolipids, and being surface antigens in microorganisms and viruses, they play a key role in the immune recognition of self and foreign antigens.
Natural killer T cells recognize glycolipid antigens presented by CD1d molecule and may also play an important role in oral tolerance by inducing tolerogenic dendritic cells and regulatory T cells, or by deleting antigen-specific T cells.
Sialic acids widely distributed in nature as terminal sugars in glycoproteins or glycolipids, impart a net negative charge to cell surface and are reported to be important in cell-to-cell and cell-to-matrix interactions.
In this regard, we have identified glycolipid accumulation and, specifically, lyso-Gb3 accumulation as a driver of uPAR expression in podocytes (Figure 2).
[12] found that the improvement on glycolipid metabolism was related with the level of oxidative stress in type 2 diabetic model mice.