Phosphatidylserine

Phosphatidylserine(s) (abbreviated Ptd-L-Ser or PS) is an important phospholipid membrane component (i.e. component of the cell membrane) which plays a key role in cell cycle signaling, specifically in relationship to apoptosis. ==Cell signaling== Phosphatidylserine(s) are actively held facing the cytosolic (inner) side of the cell membrane by the...
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phosphatidylserine

<biochemistry> The condensation product of phosphatidic acid and serine, found in biomembranes. ... It is an important minor species of phospholipid in membranes. Serine is attached to phosphatidic acid by a phosphodiester linkage. Complete hydrolysis yields 1 mole of glycerol, phosphoric acid and serine and 2 moles of fatty acids. ... Synthe...
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phosphatidylserine

(fos″fә-ti″dәl-ser┬┤ēn) a phospholipid containing serine that is an important constituent of cell membranes and is localized preferentially in the inner surface of the plasma membrane. Abbreviated PS.
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phosphatidylserine

(from the article `chemical compound`) Some typical phospholipids include phosphatidylserine, phosphatidylinositol, phosphatidylethanolamine, and phosphatidylglycerol. In each compound, ... ...reactions, each catalyzed by a specific enzyme, CMP is displaced from CDP-diglyceride by one of three compounds—serine, inositol, or glycero...
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phosphatidylserine

(PtdSer) Type: Term Pronunciation: fos′fă-tī′dĭl-ser′ēn Definitions: 1. The condensation product of phosphatidic acid and serine; found in biomembranes.
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