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phosphorylcholine

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  • n. The phosphoryl derivative of choline that combines with a diglyceride to form lecithin

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Examples

  • The researchers believe that the PC antibodies react to a substance called phosphorylcholine (PC), which is a component of a class of fat molecules

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  • The molecule, called phosphorylcholine, mimics an immune component known as a chemokine.

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  • Frostegård and colleagues had previously shown that high levels of a natural immunoglobulin M antibody known as anti-PC (anti-phosphorylcholine) are linked to slower progression of arteriosclerosis, and that low levels of anti-PC are associated with higher risk for cardiovascular disease.

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  • "Low levels of antibodies against phosphorylcholine predict development of stroke in a population based study from Northern Sweden."

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  • More information: "Low levels of antibodies against phosphorylcholine predict development of stroke in a population based study from Northern Sweden", Roland Fiskesund,

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  • They also measured oxLDL and anti-phosphorylcholine (antiPC) factor at the beginning of the experiment, at 3 months and again at 12 months.

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  • RA is a major risk factor for these cardiovascular diseases, but a gluten-free vegan diet was shown to lower cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and oxidized LDL (OxLDL), as well as raise the levels of natural antibodies against the damaging compounds in the body that cause symptoms of the chronic inflammatory disease rheumatoid arthritis, such as phosphorylcholine.

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  • But when phosphorylcholine binds to PAFr on endothelial cells, the cells respond by ushering in the bacteria.

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  • Such up-regulation made it easier for the phosphorylcholine on the bacteria to use endothelial cells as a portal into the brain.

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  • Acyl-CoA acyl-sn glycerol-3 phosphorylcholine acyl transferase bovine mammary tissue

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