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"Ceramides" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Members of the class of neutral glycosphingolipids. They are the basic units of SPHINGOLIPIDS. They are sphingoids attached via their amino groups to a long chain fatty acyl group. They abnormally accumulate in FABRY DISEASE.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Ceramides" by people in this website by year, and whether "Ceramides" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 50 publications over 22 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 1997 and 1998 and 2000 and 2003
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