cytidine diphosphocholine

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cyt·i·dine di·phos·pho·cho·line (CDP-cho·line),

An intermediate in the formation of phosphatidylcholine (lecithin) and sphingomyelins; formed by the action of cytidine 5'-triphosphate on phosphocholine, linking the choline phosphate group to the α-phosphate of the cytidine 5'-triphosphate to give a pyrophosphate.
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[sup][32],[33] Studies comparing the use of a combination of vasopressin, steroids, adrenaline compared with adrenaline alone, [sup][34] and of cytidine diphosphate choline compared with adrenaline, [sup][35] did not find better outcomes in the adrenaline groups.
Platonoff, "Effect of cytidine diphosphate choline on anoxia tolerance of cultured myocardial cells," Clinical Therapeutics, vol.