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cerebroside

Saltos de línea: cere¦bro|side
Pronunciación: /ˈsɛrɪbrə(ʊ)sʌɪd
 
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Definición de cerebroside en inglés:

sustantivo

Biochemistry
Any of a group of complex lipids present in the sheaths of nerve fibres.
Example sentences
  • Globosides represent cerebrosides that contain additional carbohydrates, predominantly galactose, glucose or GalNAc.
  • The members of this family hydrolyze sulfate ester bonds of a variety of compounds, including mucopolysaccharides, cerebrosides, and steroids.
  • The amide linkage resides in a region of low dielectric constant, according to available structural data on ceramides and cerebrosides which further promotes the formation of strong hydrogen bonds.

Origen

late 19th century: from Latin cerebrum 'brain' + -ose2 + -ide.

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