phosphocholine

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phos·pho·cho·line

(fos'fō-kō'lēn),
Choline O-phosphate; important in choline metabolism, for example, in the biosynthesis of lecithins.
Synonym(s): phosphorylcholine

phosphocholine

(fŏs-fō-kō′lĭn, lēn) [Fm. phospho(rus) + ″],

Pcho

A choline metabolite.
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Phosphorylcholine was found to be positively associated with atherosclerotic lesions (Peng et al.
Athera's fully human monoclonal antibody PC-mAb is targeting phosphorylcholine and is being developed for the treatment of patients with an increased risk of atherosclerosis related cardiovascular events and death.
Proclear 1 day from CooperVision has phosphorylcholine (PC) molecules in the lens matrix that aim to attract and bind water to the surface, reducing lipid deposition, helping to keep the lenses hydrated and improving comfort.
These genes are predicted to encode a glycerol-3-phosphate cytidylyltransferase, and a hypothetical protein containing a LicD domain for a role in phosphorylcholine incorporation into teichoic acid polymers has been suggested (38).
Like the cell membrane, the polymer 2-methacryloyloxyethyl phosphorylcholine (MPC) can provide a surface for biological reactions to take place, but it can also suppress unfavourable processes.
66 billion, the company has a wide portfolio of spherical, toric and multifocal contact lenses using phosphorylcholine technology and silicone hydrogel Aquaform technology.
Chemi Nutra manufacturers phos-phatidylserine (PS) and alpha-glyceryl phosphorylcholine (A-GPC).
Phosphorylcholination is known to happen in many organisms and involves adding a small chemical group, called the phosphorylcholine moiety, to a target molecule, he said.
Two calcium ions are bound per subunit, and each subunit has a calcium-dependent binding site for phosphorylcholine or macromolecules containing phosphorylcholine.
is coated with phosphorylcholine (PC), sub-licensed
Apart from a biomimetic approach to protect surfaces from fouling, such as phosphorylcholine (PC)-based polymers having been investigated to establish their potential for resisting biofouling (3), (4), another environmentally benign approach is to degrade an organism's ability to generate a strong interfacial bond with the surface.
The researchers believe that the PC antibodies react to a substance called phosphorylcholine (PC), which is a component of a class of fat molecules (phospholipids) that go to make up the laque.

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