Definición de sphingosine en inglés:

sphingosine

Saltos de línea: sphingo|sine
Pronunciación: /ˈsfɪŋgə(ʊ)sʌɪn
 
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[mass noun] Biochemistry
  • A basic compound which is a constituent of a number of substances important in the metabolism of nerve cells, especially sphingomyelins.
    • A crystalline alcohol; chemical formula: C18H37NO2
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Sphingolipids are composed of a backbone of sphingosine which is derived itself from glycerol.
    • It is, in principle, possible that sphingosine could be involved in the regulation of gene expression and signal transduction.
    • Amino acylation, with a long chain fatty acid, at carbon 2 of sphingosine yields a ceramide.

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