This chapter describes the biosynthesis and roles of the brain glycolipids. It first describes various glycolipids present in the brain. It then describes the phenotype of knockout mice for those deficient in galactosylceramide, glucosylceramide synthase, GM2/CD2 synthase, GD3 synthase, and GM3 synthase.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Neuroglycobiology|
|Subtitle of host publication||(Molecular and Cellular Neurobiology)|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|State||Published - Sep 1 2009|
- Human brain
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