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


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


A choline metabolite.
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On the other hand, it increases the level of natural antibodies against Phosphorylcholine (PC).
It is possible that its chemical composition of sphingomyelin, phosphorylcholine, and ceramides somehow prevents carotenes from being deposited, or the minute amounts present are grossly imperceptible.
Rheumatoid cachexia is associated with dyslipidemia and low levels of atheroprotective natural antibodies against phosphorylcholine but not with dietary fat in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional study.
MPC polymers are large molecules made from chains of 2-methacryloyloxyethyl phosphorylcholine (MPC).
The main molecules introduced into IOLs surface were poly (ethylene glycol), polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane, 2-methacryloyloxyethyl phosphorylcholine, TiO [sub]2 , heparin, F-heparin, titanium, titanium nitride, vinyl pyrrolidone, and inhibitors of cytokines.
Further study can expand the profile of brain metabolites (such as alanine, aspartate, creatine, gamma-aminobutyric acid, glucose, glutamate, glutamine, glycerophosphorylcholine, phosphorylcholine, m-inositol, lactate, N-acetylaspartylglutamate, phosphocreatine, scyllo-inositol, and taurine) that can be measured by using MRS to make the diagnosis more robust.
Additional columns available in the line include PC HILIC, a silica-based HILIC column with phosphorylcholine (PC) group.
Phosphorylcholine was found to be positively associated with atherosclerotic lesions (Peng et al.
Lipidure-coat surfaces use MPC (2-methacryloyloxtethyl phosphorylcholine), a biocompatible synthetic polymer with the same structure as the phosphorylcholine polar bases that form cell membranes.
CRP was first described in 1930 by Tillet and Francis, named after its ability to precipitate and interact with phosphorylcholine residues of the C polysaccharide derived from teichoic acid within the cellular wall of Streptococcus pneumoniae, as well as its ability to precipitate with calcium ions [12].
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.

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