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Term:
glucosylceramide metabolic process (GO:0006678)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
galactosylceramide metabolic process +   
glucosylceramide metabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways involving glucosylceramides, any compound formed by the replacement of the glycosidic hydroxyl group of a cyclic form of glucose by a ceramide group. They are neutral glycolipids containing equimolar amounts of fatty acid, glucose, and sphingosine or a sphingosine derivative.
glycosylceramide biosynthetic process +   
glycosylceramide catabolic process +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: glucosylceramide metabolism
Definition Sources: ISBN:0198506732

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