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Descriptor in English: Sphingolipids
Descriptor in Spanish: Esfingolípidos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Esfingolipídeos
Descriptor in French: Sphingolipides
Entry term(s): Lysosphingolipids
Tree number(s): D10.570.877
Scope note: A class of membrane lipids that have a polar head and two nonpolar tails. They are composed of one molecule of the long-chain amino alcohol sphingosine (4-sphingenine) or one of its derivatives, one molecule of a long-chain acid, a polar head alcohol and sometimes phosphoric acid in diester linkage at the polar head group. (Lehninger et al, Principles of Biochemistry, 2nd ed)
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Online Note: search LIPIDS 1966-70
History Note: 72(71); was see under LIPIDS 1963-71
See also the descriptors: Sphingosine MeSH
DeCS UI: 13490
Descriptor UI: D013107
Date Established: 1972/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2015/06/23
Sphingolipids - Preferred
Concept UI M0020299
Scope note A class of membrane lipids that have a polar head and two nonpolar tails. They are composed of one molecule of the long-chain amino alcohol sphingosine (4-sphingenine) or one of its derivatives, one molecule of a long-chain acid, a polar head alcohol and sometimes phosphoric acid in diester linkage at the polar head group. (Lehninger et al, Principles of Biochemistry, 2nd ed)
Preferred term Sphingolipids
Lysosphingolipids - Narrower
Concept UI M0465707
Preferred term Lysosphingolipids



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