sphingosine


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sphingosine

 [sfing´go-sēn]
a basic amino alcohol present in sphingomyelin.

sphin·go·sine

(sfing'gō-sēn),
The principal long-chain base found in sphingolipids.
Synonym(s): , sphingol

sphingosine

/sphin·go·sine/ (sfing´go-sēn) a long-chain, monounsaturated, aliphatic amino alcohol found in sphingolipids.

sphingosine

(sfĭng′gə-sēn′)
n.
A basic, long-chain, unsaturated amino alcohol, C18H37NO2, that combines with lipids to form sphingolipids.

sphingosine

[sfing′gōsēn]
a long-chain, unsaturated amino alcohol, a major constituent of sphingolipids, including sphingomyelins.

sphin·go·sine

(sfing'gō-sēn)
The principal long-chain base found in sphingolipids.

sphingosine

a basic amino alcohol present in sphingomyelin.
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Other scientists had observed that levels of sphingosine 1-phosphate are lower in the muscles of mice with the muscular dystrophy mutation, and that certain cell repair pathways involving this signal are impaired.
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S1PR1 is one of five G protein-coupled receptors (S1PR1-5) of sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) (Hannun and Obeid, 2008), which is a potent lipid mediator produced from the metabolism of sphingolipid by the actions of sphingosine kinase.
Three of the most altered features were unequivocally identified by further MS investigations as the metabolites hypoxanthine, sphingosine 1-phosphate (S-1-P), and linolenyl carnitine (P < 0.
They discuss their prevalence, pathophysiology, and existing therapeutic options; what constitutes a lipid and how it is broken down to generate biologically active mediators; mediators like arachidonic acid, platelet-activating factor, and lysophosphatidic acid, how they act, and their role in airway inflammation; the products of arachidonic acid metabolism, such as leukotrienes, prostaglandins, epieicosatrienoic acid, and oxoeicosatetraenoic acid; anti-inflammatory lipid mediators such as lipoxin and drug discovery efforts to mimic lipoxin action; enzymes that affect the process of lipid mediator synthesis, their biology, and drug discovery efforts; the role of sphingosine and ceramide; and kinases.
Fingolimod is a sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor (SlPR) modulator manufactured by Novartis Pharmaceuticals.
Scientists conducted in vitro experiments, which showed that the inhibition of the sphingosine kinase-1/sphingosine 1-phosphate (SphK1/S1P) pathway was essential for green tea and wine polyphenols to kill prostate cancer cells.
Because sphingosine is formed during turnover of complex sphingolipids, its amount is affected less by fumonisins; hence, the sa:so ratio is a surrogate measure of fumonisin exposure.
Specifically, the company has confirmed that sphingosine has a property to align the lamellar structure of the intercellular lipid accurately so that it helps maintain the skin's moisture level.
Over the past few years, researchers have explored the potential of sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P), a type of lipid, to protect egg cells.
S1P1 is a G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) that binds the lipid signaling molecule sphingosine 1-phosphate (S1P).
Announced the initiation of patient screening in a Phase 2 proof-of-concept clinical trial of APD334, an oral Sphingosine 1-Phosphate Subtype 1 (S1P[sub.

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