phosphoglyceride

phosphoglyceride

 [fos″fo-glis´er-īd]
a class of phospholipids, including lecithin and cephalin, consisting of a glycerol backbone, two fatty acids, and a phosphorylated alcohol, e.g., choline, ethanolamine, serine, or inositol. They are a major component of cell membranes.
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[24] Hydroxyl radicals are capable to damage the phosphoglyceride membrane structures of cell membranes and its organelles.
The cell membrane consists of two identifiable layers, each of which is made up of an ordered row of phosphoglyceride molecules such as phosphatidylcholine.
47 metabolites were found as potential biomarkers and indicated Ml would lead to disturbed metabolism due to inflammation, oxidative stress and structural damage; while GBE could effectively restore fatty acid, sphingolipid, phosphoglyceride, glyceride, amino acid and energy metabolism, closely related to its antioxidant, PAF antagonist and hypolipidemic properties.
These parameters indicate notable interactions of phosphoglyceride groups with lactophoricin-I squeezed into the subsurface region.
In our study, plasmalogens were not analyzed, but we identified 2 dimethylacetals, DMA 16 and DMA 18, that are indicative of the presence of this kind of phosphoglyceride in the gonad.
The raft fractions were separated in OptiPrep centrifugal gradients and both the ergosterol concentrations and fatty acid profiles (as FAMEs) determined by GC following extraction and hydrolysis of phosphoglyceride ester, sterol ester, and phytosphingosine amide linkages.
Platelet activating factor (PAF) is an alkyl phosphoglyceride (1-O-alkyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine) that is synthesized by numerous cells and tissues upon appropriate stimulation.
The neurotoxins have phospholipase A2 activity and hydrolyze phosphoglycerides thereby producing neuromuscular blockade by inhibiting the release of acetylcholine from the presynaptic membrane.
Evidence that the basal turnover of phosphoglycerides does not involve phospholipase D," Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
(1979) Metabolism of arachidonoyl phosphoglycerides in mouse brain subcellular fractions.
n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the phosphoglycerides of salt-secreting epithelia from two marine fish species.
Distribution and fatty acid composition of phosphoglycerides in normal human brain.

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