ganglioside

(GANG-glee-oh-side)

A complex molecule that contains both lipids (fats) and carbohydrates (sugars) and is found in the plasma (outer) membrane of many kinds of cells. Several different types of gangliosides have been identified.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "ganglioside"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "gangliósido"

Molécula compleja que contiene lípidos (grasas) y carbohidratos (azúcares) y que se encuentra en la membrana plasmática (externa) de muchas clases de células. Se han identificado varios tipos distintos de gangliósidos.