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- noun organic chemistry Any of a class of
phospholipids, found in cell membranes, in which one of the fatty acidsis replaced by an aldehyde(connected to the glycerolwith an unsaturated etherlinkage)
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Milk fat contains an enzyme called xanthine oxidase (XO), some of which survives the pasteurization process and, thanks to homogenization, is now able to pass through the gut wall into the bloodstream intact where it creates havoc by attacking plasmalogen within artery walls.
As in the brain, red blood cell (RBC) ethanolamine phosphoglycerides (EPGs) are high in plasmalogen, ARA, and DHA.