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glucosylceramide catabolic process (GO:0006680)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
galactosylceramide catabolic process  
glucosylceramide biosynthetic process +   
glucosylceramide catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of glucosylceramides, any compound formed by the replacement of the glycosidic hydroxyl group of a cyclic form of glucose by a ceramide group.

Exact Synonyms: glucosylceramide breakdown ;   glucosylceramide catabolism ;   glucosylceramide degradation
Definition Sources: GOC:ai

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