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Accession
GO:0001572
Name
lactosylceramide biosynthetic process
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
lactosylceramide anabolism, lactosylceramide biosynthesis, lactosylceramide formation, lactosylceramide synthesis
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Definition
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of lactosylceramides, Gal-beta-(1->4)-Glc-beta(1->1') ceramides, any compound formed by the replacement of the glycosidic C1 hydroxyl group of lactose by a ceramide group. They are the precursors of both gangliosides and globosides. Source: ISBN:0198506732, ISBN:0471586501
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History
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Parents of lactosylceramide biosynthetic process (GO:0001572)
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lactosylceramide biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  glycosphingolipid biosynthetic process (GO:0006688)
lactosylceramide biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  ceramide biosynthetic process (GO:0046513)
lactosylceramide biosynthetic process [is_a relation] is_a  lactosylceramide metabolic process (GO:0046478)

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