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Term:galactosylceramide biosynthetic process
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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 36 12,263,162 12,766,525 RGD:13508589
G B3GALT2 beta-1,3-galactosyltransferase 2 JBrowse link 38 5,868,822 5,876,539 RGD:13508589
G B4GALT3 beta-1,4-galactosyltransferase 3 JBrowse link 38 21,301,835 21,306,854 RGD:13508589
G FA2H fatty acid 2-hydroxylase JBrowse link 5 75,878,539 75,923,886 RGD:13508589
G GAL3ST1 galactose-3-O-sulfotransferase 1 JBrowse link 26 23,634,884 23,654,205 RGD:13508589

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  biological_process 14250
    metabolic process 8827
      biosynthetic process 4314
        cellular biosynthetic process 4179
          membrane lipid biosynthetic process 99
            glycolipid biosynthetic process 53
              galactolipid biosynthetic process 5
                galactosylceramide biosynthetic process 5
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  biological_process 14250
    metabolic process 8827
      primary metabolic process 7989
        lipid metabolic process 876
          cellular lipid metabolic process 655
            membrane lipid metabolic process 137
              sphingolipid metabolic process 96
                ceramide metabolic process 68
                  glycosylceramide metabolic process 14
                    galactosylceramide metabolic process 7
                      galactosylceramide biosynthetic process 5
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