Brain and Retinal Ganglioside Composition from Different Species Determined by TLC and HPTLC
Gangliosides are compounds found in the CNS at relatively high concentrations (MORGAN et al., 1971, 1973; TETTAMANTI et al., 1972; BRECKENRIDGE, GOMBOS and MORGAN, 1972). In establishing the physiological role of gangliosides, their distribution in different brain areas, cell types, and subcellular fractions should be useful. The presence of a high amount of gangliosides in plasma membranes and in synaptic junctions has been established (HAMBERGER and SVENNERHOLM, 1971; WIEGANDT, 1967).
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