neolactotetraosylceramide etymology

English word neolactotetraosylceramide comes from English neo-, English tetra- (Four.), English osyl-, English lacto- (Milk.), English ceramide

Detailed word origin of neolactotetraosylceramide

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neo- English (eng) (organic chemistry) Being a newly-discovered or -synthesized variant of an existing compound. (organic chemistry) Having a structure, similar to that of neopentane, in which each hydrogen atom of a methyl group has been replaced by an alkyl group. Contemporary. New.
tetra- English (eng) Four.
osyl- English (eng)
lacto- English (eng) Milk.
ceramide English (eng) (biochemistry) A lipid composed of sphingosine and a fatty acid.
neolactotetraosylceramide English (eng) (biochemistry) A glycosphingolipid found in the nervous system, containing four monosaccharide residues and a ceramide. It acts as an enzyme to catalyse certain biochemical reactions.

Words with the same origin as neolactotetraosylceramide

Descendants of neo-
Neoplatonic neo neobehaviourism neoburlesque neoclassical neocommunism neoconservativism neocortex neodymium neoepithelialization neogrammatical neoliberalist neolite neomercantilism neonatal neopatrimonial neopenis neophallus neoplasia neorealism neosilicate neotetrazolium neothalamus neotraditional neourethra
Descendants of tetra-
carbon tetrachloride silver tribromide tellurium tetraiodide tetrabarbital tetrabasic tetraborate tetrachloride tetrachromacy tetrachromatic tetradelphous tetradelphy tetraene tetrafluoride tetranitro tetranucleosome tetraparalogous tetrapartite tetraphobia tetraquark tetrasialic tetrasilicide tetrasodium tetrastarch tetrasulfonated uranium tetraiodide
Descendants of lacto-
lactify lactocyte lactodensimeter lactogen lactoglobulin lactoglyceride lactoglycerol lactonazi lactophenol lactophilia lactoprotein lactorrhea lactoscope lactotrope lactovegetarian
Descendants of ceramide