Sphingolipids

Name
Sphingolipids
Accession Number
DBCAT002991
Description

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)

Drugs
DrugDrug Description
KRN-7000KRN7000 has been used in trials studying the treatment of Lung Cancer, Chronic Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, Chronic, Unspecified Adult Solid Tumor, Protocol Specific, and Prevention of GvHD in Patients...
SiagosideSiagoside has been investigated for the treatment of Parkinson Disease.
Ceramide NPCeramide NP is a lipid molecule included in a group of lipid molecules called ceramides. Ceramides are major lipid components in the stratum corneum of the human skin. Ceramide 3...
Ceramide APNot Annotated
Ceramide NGNot Annotated
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