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Term:galactosylceramide biosynthetic process
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Accession:GO:0006682 term browser browse the term
Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of galactosylceramides, any compound formed by the replacement of the glycosidic hydroxyl group of a cyclic form of galactose by a ceramide group.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: galactosylceramide anabolism;   galactosylceramide biosynthesis;   galactosylceramide formation;   galactosylceramide synthesis

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Symbol Object Name JBrowse Chr Start Stop Reference
G B3galt1 Beta-1,3-galactosyltransferase 1 JBrowse link 3 53,699,409 54,269,612 RGD:1624291
G B3galt2 Beta-1,3-galactosyltransferase 2 JBrowse link 13 60,435,946 60,444,957 RGD:1624291
G B4galt3 beta-1,4-galactosyltransferase 3 JBrowse link 13 89,643,847 89,649,880 RGD:1624291
G Fa2h fatty acid 2-hydroxylase JBrowse link 19 43,545,380 43,596,788 RGD:1600115
G Gal3st1 galactose-3-O-sulfotransferase 1 JBrowse link 14 84,231,473 84,247,371 RGD:1624291
G Ugt8 UDP glycosyltransferase 8 JBrowse link 2 229,644,373 229,718,678 RGD:1600115

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  biological_process 19332
    metabolic process 11554
      biosynthetic process 5934
        cellular biosynthetic process 5757
          membrane lipid biosynthetic process 124
            glycolipid biosynthetic process 63
              galactolipid biosynthetic process 6
                galactosylceramide biosynthetic process 6
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  biological_process 19332
    metabolic process 11554
      primary metabolic process 10411
        lipid metabolic process 1300
          cellular lipid metabolic process 987
            membrane lipid metabolic process 183
              sphingolipid metabolic process 135
                ceramide metabolic process 93
                  glycosylceramide metabolic process 17
                    galactosylceramide metabolic process 9
                      galactosylceramide biosynthetic process 6
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