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glycosylceramide catabolic process (GO:0046477)
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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
galactosylceramide metabolic process +   
ganglioside catabolic process  
glucosylceramide metabolic process +   
glycosylceramide biosynthetic process +   
glycosylceramide catabolic process +   
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of glycosylceramides, any compound formed by the replacement of the glycosidic hydroxyl group of a cyclic form of a monosaccharide (or derivative) by a ceramide group.

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

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