lysolecithin


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ly·so·lec·i·thin

(lī'sō-les'i-thin),
A lysophosphatidylcholine; capable of lysing erythrocytes.

lysolecithin

(lī″sŏ-les′ĭ-thĭn) [ lyso- + lecithin]
A substance obtained from lecithin through the action of an enzyme present in cobra venom. It demyelinates nerves and destroys red blood cells.

lysolecithin

a lecithin with strong hemolytic properties; metabolized from lecithin by removal of its terminal fatty acid radical by phospholipase A.
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In 1957, Dawson attempted to detect lysolecithin in the crude lipids of rat liver with P.
Under the optimum condition in the presence of Triton X-100 for ovolecithin and without Triton X-100 for the lysolecithin, the activity ratio was 1 : 16.
CLCs are composed of the single CLC protein called lysolecithin acylhydrolase, which has lysophospholipase activity.
With the exception of the lysolecithin finding, which Colucci said was preliminary and required more study, several academic labs around the country had produced similar results.
to 100 lysolecithin, sclerotium gum, caprylyl glycol, chlorphenesin, pullulan, xanthan gum, sodium phytate, silica) Phase B Syn-Star (DSM Nutritional Products/Centerchem, Inc.
Pantanowitz and Balogh state that lysolecithin acylhydrolase comprises approximately what percentage of total cellular protein in eosinophils?
Impairment of endothelium-dependent arterial relaxation by lysolecithin in modified low-density lipoproteins.
Other spontaneous emulsification reactions include the conversion of lipophilic surfactants to more hydrophilic ones (as in soaps) or enzymatic splitting of a double-chain phospholipid into a lysolecithin and a fatty acid.
Some of the salient characteristics of oxidized LDL include the following (3,6,7): reduction in PUFAs, increase in lipid peroxides, increased content of oxysterols, increased lysolecithin content, increased negative charge on apolipoprotein B100, fragmentation of apolipoprotein B100, reduced uptake by the LDL receptor, and increased uptake by the scavenger receptor mechanism.
Researchers studied the effect of soybean lysolecithin on the deposition of basement membrane components and the formation of this membrane at the dermis-epidermis level.