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Galactosylceramides

"Galactosylceramides" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Cerebrosides which contain as their polar head group a galactose moiety bound in glycosidic linkage to the hydroxyl group of ceramide. Their accumulation in tissue, due to a defect in beta-galactosidase, is the cause of galactosylceramide lipidosis or globoid cell leukodystrophy.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Galactosylceramides" by people in this website by year, and whether "Galactosylceramides" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 12 publications over 12 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2004 and 2005 and 2006 and 2007 and 2009 and 2010 and 2011 and 2012 and 2013 and 2015 and 2016 and 2019
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