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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School of Medicine) introduce 34 chapters which comprise a review of current knowledge on the production, measurement, and health impacts of the lipid species lysophosphatidic acid (LPA) and sphingosine 1-phosphate (SIP).

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