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Glucosylceramides

"Glucosylceramides" 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 glucose moiety bound in glycosidic linkage to the hydroxyl group of ceramides. Their accumulation in tissue, due to a defect in beta-glucosidase, is the cause of Gaucher's disease.


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Bar chart showing 26 publications over 15 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2007 and 2009 and 2011 and 2015
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