, Volume 74, Issue 3, pp 235-249
Date: 09 May 2009

Ganglioside GM3 and its biological functions

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Abstract

Metabolism, topology, and possible mechanisms for regulation of the ganglioside GM3 content in the cell are reviewed. Under consideration are biological functions of GM3, such as involvement in cell differentiation, proliferation, oncogenesis, and apoptosis.

Original Russian Text © N. V. Prokazova, N. N. Samovilova, E. V. Gracheva, N. K. Golovanova, 2009, published in Biokhimiya, 2009, Vol. 74, No. 3, pp. 293–308.