"Lactosylceramides" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Glycosphingolipids which contain as their polar head group a lactose moiety bound in glycosidic linkage to the hydroxyl group of ceramide. Their accumulation in tissue, due to a defect in lactosylceramide beta-galactosidase, is the cause of lactosylceramidosis.
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