What is ceramide?

Ceramide is general term used to designate any N-acyl fatty acid derivative of a sphingosine.

Ceramides are a family of waxy lipid molecules. A ceramide is composed of sphingosine and a fatty acid. Ceramides are found in high concentrations within the cell membrane of eukaryotic cells, since they are component lipids that make up…

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