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