Long-chain amino alcohol that bears an approximate similarity to glycerol with a hydrophobic chain attached to the 3-carbon. Forms the class of sphingolipids when it carries an acyl group joined by an amide link to the nitrogen. Forms sphingomyelin when phosphoryl choline is attached to the 1-hydrox...
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<biochemistry> Long chain amino alcohol that bears an approximate similarity to glycerol with a hydrophobic chain attached to the 3 carbon. Forms the class of sphingolipids when it carries an acyl group joined by an amide link to the nitrogen. Forms sphingomyelin when phosphoryl choline is att...
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(sfing´go-sēn) a basic amino alcohol present in sphingomyelin.
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(from the article `chemical compound`) The structure of sphingosine was determined by the American chemist H.E. Carter and coworkers in 1942. The biosynthesis was then studied by several ... ...can react with water to produce the corresponding ammonium ion (NH4+) and hydroxide ion (OH). The presence...
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Sphingosine (2-amino-4-octadecene-1,3-diol) is an 18-carbon amino alcohol with an unsaturated hydrocarbon chain, which forms a primary part of sphingolipids, a class of cell membrane lipids that include sphingomyelin, an important phospholipid. ==Functions== Sphingosine can be phosphorylated in viv...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: sfing′gō-sēn Definitions: 1. The principal long-chain base found in sphingolipids. Synonyms: (4E)-sphingenine, sphingol
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