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Term:
galactosylceramide biosynthetic process (GO:0006682)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
galactosylceramide biosynthetic process  
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.
galactosylceramide catabolic process  
glucosylceramide biosynthetic process +   

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

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