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what are gangliosides?where they are found?

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what are gangliosides?where they are found?..

Answer / swapna

Group of glycosphingolipids are the gangliosides. They
compose a chemically and structurally diverse group of
neuronal cell membranes. They are important in membrane
turn over mechanisms through recycling of plasma membrane
through the lysosomal compartments (endocytosis).

These occur in brain, in neuronal membranes Aside from
this, they occur at low levels in all animal tissues where
like the neutral oligoglycosphingolipids they are
concentrated in 'rafts' in the plasma membrane.

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what are gangliosides?where they are found?..

Answer / sunilreddy.vancha

Any of a group of glycosphingolipids chemically similar to
the cerebrosides, found principally in the surface membrane
of nerve cells and in the spleen.

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what are gangliosides?where they are found?..

Answer / r.rajani

Ganglioside is a compound composed of a glycosphingolipid
(ceramide and oligosaccharide) with one or more sialic acids
(AKA n-acetylneuraminic acid) linked on the sugar chain.They
are present on cell surfaces, with the 2 hydrocarbon chains
of the ceramide moiety embedded in the plasma membrane and
the oligosaccharides on the extracellular surface.

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what are gangliosides?where they are found?..

Answer / bhuvana

It is a glycolipid and found in significant concentrations
in ganglion cells of nervous tissue.

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