What is cerebroside?

Cerebroside is a phosphorus-free glycolipid containing a fatty acid, an unsaturated amino-alcohol, and galactose glucose. Found in myelin sheaths and cell coats in nervous tissue.

Cerebrosides is the common name for a group of glycosphingolipids called monoglycosylceramides which are important components in animal muscle and nerve cell membranes.
They consist of a ceramide with a single sugar residue at the 1 hydroxyl…

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