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 (sĕr′ə-brə-sīd′, sə-rē′-)
Any of various lipid compounds that contain glucose or both galactose and glucose and are found in the brain and other nerve tissue.


(Biochemistry) biochem any glycolipid in which N-acyl sphingosine is combined with glucose or galactose: occurs in the myelin sheaths of nerves


(səˈri brəˌsaɪd, ˈsɛr ə-)

any of a class of glycolipids that occur in the myelin sheath of cerebrospinal neurons.
[1883; < Latin cerebr(um) brain + -ose2 + -ide]
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Rebuilding the balance of STAT-1 and STAT3 signalings by fusaruside, a cerebroside compound, for the treatment of T-cell-mediated fulminant hepatitis in mice.
Mice generated with a disruption in the gene encoding cerebroside sulfotransferase (CST; EC 2.
In addition, there is reduction in accumulation of cholesterol, phospholipid, and cerebroside, which affects the cerebellar function.
Phytochemical studies of EB have revealed the presence of various compounds like coumarin, [beta]-sitosterol, cerebroside, ceramide and quercetin 3-o-rutinoside.
developed microarrays of lipids present in the myelin sheath, including ganglioside, sulfatide, cerebroside, sphingomyelin, and total brain lipid fractions (13).
Lee, New Antihepatotoxic Cerebroside from Lycium chinense Fruits, J.
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Increased cerebroside concentration in plasma and erythrocytes in Gaucher disease: significant differences between type I and type III.