Definition of phosphatidylcholine in English:


Syllabification: phos·pha·ti·dyl·cho·line
Pronunciation: /ˌfäsfəˌtīdlˈkōlēn, fäsˌfatədl-


Another term for lecithin.
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  • These studies indicate that the protein exhibits highest selectivity for the choline phospholipids phosphatidylcholine and sphingomyelin under physiological conditions of pH and ionic strength.
  • Choline chloride and phosphatidylcholine, which are orally bioavailable precursors of acetylcholine, have been reported to be useful in short-term studies.
  • Importantly, enzymatic degradation of cellular phosphatidylcholine does not affect cellular cholesterol esterification.

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