Phosphatidylcholine

Phosphatidylcholines (PC) are a class of phospholipids that incorporate choline as a headgroup. They are a major component of biological membranes and can be easily obtained from a variety of readily available sources, such as egg yolk or soybeans, from which they are mechanically or chemically extracted using hexane. They are also a member of the...
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phosphatidylcholine

(PC) (fos″fә-ti″dәl-ko´lēn) a phospholipid containing choline that is a major component of cell membranes and is localized preferentially in the outer surface of the plasma membrane; it is found in animal tissues, especially nerve tissue, the liver, semen, and egg yolk...
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phosphatidylcholine

<biochemistry> The major phospholipid of most mammalian cell membranes where the 1 acyl residue is normally saturated and the 2 acyl residue unsaturated. ... Choline is attached to phosphatidic acid by a phosphodiester linkage. Major synthetic route is from diacyl glycerol and CDP choline. Forms monolayers at an air water interface and forms ...
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phosphatidylcholine

(PtdCho) Type: Term Pronunciation: fos′fă-tī′dĭl-kō′lēn See: lecithin
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