Palmitaldehyde | definition of palmitaldehyde by Medical dictionary
Hexadecanal; the 16-carbon aldehyde analogue of palmitic acid; a constituent of plasmalogens.
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S1P can be converted back to sphingosine by the S1P phosphatase, or it can be irreversibly degraded by S1P lyase to ethanolamine phosphate and hexadecanal (palmitaldehyde