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- n. Plural form of phosphatide.
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The lecithin is an oil-free lecithin powder containing 95% phosphatides.
Such "building blocks", fitted together in great number and variety and apparently according to a definite plan, form the molecule of proteins, and also of starch and glycogen, and in smaller numbers those of fats and phosphatides.
De Hevesy showed that the phosphatides of the chicken embryo are produced in the embryo itself and that they cannot be extracted from the egg yolk.
Acid-soluble compounds of phosphorus form rapidly, whereas phosphatides closely related to fatty substances are slower-forming.
Two more are phosphatides (a type of phosphorus-containing fat molecule), and a fifth is a cerebroside (a complex sugar-containing fatlike molecule).
I. Consumption of human complement associated with the reaction of C-reactive protein with pneumococcal C-polysaccharide and with the choline phosphatides, lecithin and sphingomyelin.