sphingosine

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sphingosine

 [sfing´go-sēn]
a basic amino alcohol present in sphingomyelin.
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sphin·go·sine

(sfing'gō-sēn),
The principal long-chain base found in sphingolipids.
Synonym(s): , sphingol
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sphingosine

(sfĭng′gə-sēn′)
n.
A basic, long-chain, unsaturated amino alcohol, C18H37NO2, that combines with lipids to form sphingolipids.
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sphin·go·sine

(sfing'gō-sēn)
The principal long-chain base found in sphingolipids.
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