phosphatidylethanolamine

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phosphatidylethanolamine

 [fos″fah-ti″dil-eth″ah-nol´ah-mēn]
a phospholipid containing ethanolamine that is a major constituent of cell membranes and is localized preferentially in the inner surface of the plasma membrane. Abbreviated PE.

phos·pha·ti·dyl·eth·a·nol·a·mine (PtdEth),

(fos'fă-tī'dĭl-eth'ă-nol'ă-mēn),
The condensation product of a phosphatidic acid and ethanolamine; found in biomembranes.
See also: cephalin.