phosphatide


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phos·pha·tide

(fos'fă-tīd),
Former name for 1) phosphatidic acid and 2) phosphatidate.

phosphatide

(fŏs′fə-tīd′)
phos′pha·tid′ic (-tĭd′ĭk) adj.

phosphatide

[fos′fətīd]
phosphatidic acid or any of its esters. Phosphatidic acid (diacylglycerol phosphate) consists of glycerol esterified to phosphoric acid and to two fatty acids. Phosphatides are major components of cell membranes. Also called phosphoglyceride, phosphotidate.
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27), (29) While choline presents itself in the diet in phosphatide molecules, the ability of the body to synthesize choline from ethanolamine and methyl groups is sometimes subject to compromise, or it may be inadequate to meet needs.
Dietary supplementation with uridine-5'-monophosphate (UMP), a membrane phosphatide precursor, increases acetylcholine level and release in striatum of aged rat.
Also zinc is part of some enzymes structure, such as: Alkaline Phosphatase, phosphatides lipase, Carboxypeptidase, RNA polymerase, Dehydrogenase and Aldolase (Pandy et al, 2002).
Crude oil, when extracted from vegetable, animal tissues and other sources are found to contain a number of impurities like free fatty acids, phosphatides, metal ions, waxes, oxidation products, colour bodies, which should be removed from the oil to make it suitable for human consumption and bio-fuel production.
A focus on neurotransmitters using supplements containing S-adenosyl-methionine to increase serotonin, dopamine and phosphatides would be one strategy that a naturopath could take (20).