plasmalogen


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plasmalogen

/plas·ma·lo·gen/ (plaz-mal´ŏ-jen) any of various phospholipids in which the group at one C1 of glycerol is an ether-linked alcohol in place of an ester-linked fatty acid, found in myelin sheaths of nerve fibers, cell membranes of muscle, and platelets.

plasmalogen

one of a group of phospholipids found in platelets, cell membranes of muscle and myelin sheaths of nerve fibers. In platelets their hydrolysis produces aldehydes which appear to play a significant part in the coagulation function of those cells.
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Additionally, Manjunath and Therien [119] found that the BSP proteins, which bind to sperm plasma membrane phospholipids specifically phosphatidylcholine, phophatidylcholine plasmalogen and sphingomyelin, stimulated cholesterol and phospholipid efflux from the sperm membrane.
Enzymatic formation of N-acylethanolamines from N-acylethanolamine plasmalogen through N-acylphosphatidylethanolamine-hydrolyzing phospholipase D-dependent and -independent pathways," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta--Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids, vol.
RCDP type 2 and 3 are single enzyme deficiencies in the plasmalogen biosynthesis pathway.
Low-concentration ozone reacts with plasmalogen glycerophosphoethanolamine lipids in lung surfactant.
Peroxisomal disease cell lines with cellular plasmalogen deficiency have impaired muscarinic cholinergic signal transduction activity and amyloid precursor protein secretion.
1986) Isolation of animal cell mutants deficient in plasmalogen biosynthesis and peroxisome assembly.
Analyses of the fatty acid pattern of membrane phospholipids and plasmalogen of human spermatozoa have demonstrated significant levels of polyunsaturated acids.
Relative high percentages of the plasmalogen derivatives 16:0DMA and 18:0DMA were also detected.
Fatty acids and plasmalogens of the phospholipids of the sperm membranes and their relation with the post-thaw quality of stallion spermatozoa.
Plasmalogens pLPE Self mLPA Self eLPA Self Oils Triacylglyceride Self Terpenes Squalene Self Diacylglycerolipids GalDAG B.
In the chromatograms obtained from base-catalyzed methylations, FFA peaks could be identified clearly in addition to FAME, whereas in the chromatogram obtained from the acid-catalyzed methylations, peaks related to acetals (originating from methanolization of the plasmalogens contained in the samples) were identified, as confirmed by GC-MS analysis.
Their origin and how they transform, cholesterol, phospholipids, plasmalogens, polyunsaturated fatty acids, sugars, and proteins into deleterious products.