phosphocholine love

Definitions

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  • n. The choline ester of phosphoric acid
  • n. The fatty acid esters of this compound; lecithin

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Examples

  • The cell walls of pneumococci contain special polymers, called teichoic acids, that are equipped with phosphocholine groups and induce a characteristic choline architecture on the cell walls.

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  • CRP binds with high affinity to phosphocholine residues and with a variety of autologous and extrinsic ligands which are more extensively exposed in or on damaged cells and tissues (reviewed in

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