Helen Y. Chen

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Glycosphingolipids (GSLs) are amphipathic molecules with a polar glycan chain as a head group and a hydropho-bic sphingosine-containing ceramide tail, which is typically embedded in the outer leaflet of the plasma membrane (1). GSLs are no longer thought to be mere physical components of the membrane. They often cluster in " glycosignal-ing domains " (GSDs;(More)
BACKGROUND Depression during pregnancy or after childbirth is the most frequent perinatal illness affecting women of reproductive age. It could result in unfavourable outcomes for both women and their newborns. The incidence of perinatal depression is higher for those with family history of depression and other mental illness, suggesting the contribution of(More)
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