from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various phosphorus-containing lipids, such as lecithin and cephalin, that are composed mainly of fatty acids, a phosphate group, and a simple organic molecule. Also called phosphatide.
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- n. any lipid, such as lecithin or cephalin, consisting of a diglyceride combined with a phosphate group and a simple organic molecule such as choline or ethanolamine; they are important constituents of biological membranes
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various compounds composed of fatty acids and phosphoric acid and a nitrogenous base; an important constituent of membranes
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We assumed that following serum addition, cell membranes undergo major changes that will be reflected in phospholipid metabolism.
Attached to the EPA leg of the phospholipid is a molecule of astaxanthin, an extremely potent anti-oxidant.
To identify proteins that specifically interact with PPM, we tested the interaction of cell extracts with labelled phospholipid-containing PPM or IPM in a ligand blotting assay.
Their results suggest that SSRIs may actually affect more than one process in a cell, including non-protein targets such as phospholipid membranes.
Sullivan KM, Hawgood S, Flake AW, Harrison MR, Adzick NS: Amniotic fluid phospholipid analysis in the congenital diaphragmatic hernia fetus.
APS is an autoimmune disorder in which autoantibodies are directed against phospholipid-protein complexes.
Carol Johnson took the podium of a lecture hall one recent morning to walk 79 students enrolled in an introductory biology course through diffusion, osmosis and the phospholipid bilayer of cell membranes.
It might be something as simple as the right amino acid bath in the presence of polyphosphates and self-assembled phospholipid bilayers.
When placed in my phospholipid carrier system, they rapidly penetrate the skin, greatly improving the clinical appearance of the skin.
This process is similar to the results I have seen using the standard glutathione molecule in my phospholipid carrier system.