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Glucosylceramides MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glucosylceramides
Tree Number(s)
D02.065.313.250.490
D09.400.410.420.525.200.250.490
D10.390.470.675.200.250.490
D10.570.877.360.612.200.250.490
Unique ID
D005963
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005963
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Glucocerebroside
Glucocerebrosides
Glucosyl Ceramide
Glucosyl Ceramides
Glucosylceramide
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Ceramides (1972-1978)
Cerebrosides (1966-1978)
Glycosphingolipids (1975-1978)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under CEREBROSIDES 1979-90
History Note
91(79); was see under CEREBROSIDES 1979-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/05/16
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Glucosylceramides Preferred
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