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  • n. Plural form of sphingosine.

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  • Think about it this way: without fat your nerves will DIE because 1) neurons have large surface areas and accordingly need lots of lipids and sphingosines and 2) neurons coat their axons with myelin, which is rich in fat and has a large effective surface area.

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