cephalin


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cephalin

 [sef´ah-lin]
a group of phospholipids found particularly in the brain and other nerve tissue.

ceph·a·lin

(sef'ă-lin),
A term formerly applied to a group of phosphatidic esters resembling lecithin but containing either 2-ethanolamine or l-serine in the place of choline; these are now known as phosphatidylethanolamine and phosphatidylserine. These esters are widely distributed in the body, especially in the brain and spinal cord, and are used as local hemostatics and as reagents in liver function test.
Synonym(s): kephalin

cephalin

(sĕf′ə-lĭn) also

kephalin

(kĕf′-)
n.
Any of a group of phospholipids found especially in the white matter of the brain and spinal cord.

cephalin

An obsolete, nonspecific term for a lecithin-like phosphatidic ester that was differentiated from phosphatidylcholines by the presence of a primary amino group.

cephalin

a group of phospholipids found particularly in the brain and other nerve tissue.
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racemosa SPs (F I and F II) reduced dependently TG induced by cephalin or thromboplastin (data not shown).
racemosa fractions on TG by the coagulation reaction of the intrinsic pathway stimulated by cephalin (contact-activation) could perhaps be revealed as serpins-dependent thrombin inhibitors (Rodrigues et al.
However, the coagulation effect of platelets was dramatically reduced, as kaolin cephalin clotting time lengthened from 39,3 [+ or -] 1,2s to 51,8 [+ or -] 0,3s (P<0.
ACT clotting times for plasma samples that had cephalin (25u1) added back were returned to near normal ACT clotting times, (approx.
Under the conditions used, TG by the intrinsic pathway in 60-fold diluted human plasma was triggered at 37[degrees]C by adding cephalin in the presence of intact Am-2 and its hydrolysates in solution, and showed inhibition patterns in accordance with the TG parameters (Figure 3 and Table 1).