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glucosylceramide biosynthetic process (GO:0006679)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
galactosylceramide biosynthetic process  
glucosylceramide biosynthetic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of glucosylceramides, any compound formed by the replacement of the glycosidic hydroxyl group of a cyclic form of glucose by a ceramide group.
glucosylceramide catabolic process +   

Exact Synonyms: glucosylceramide anabolism ;   glucosylceramide biosynthesis ;   glucosylceramide formation ;   glucosylceramide synthesis
Definition Sources: GOC:ai

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