sphingomyelin

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sphingomyelin

(ˌsfɪŋɡəʊˈmaɪəlɪn)
n
(Biochemistry) biochem any of a group of phospholipids, derived from sphingosine, that occur in biological membranes, being especially abundant in the brain
[from sphingo-, from Greek sphingein to bind + myelin]
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A simple, dedicated analytical protocol enabling the analysis of 4 specific metabolomic features belonging to the lipid classes of sphingomyelins (SMs), triglycerides (TAGs), phosphatidylcholines (PCs), and cholesterylesters (CEs) was developed and applied to the multicenter study.
A 50 [micro]l aliquot was used for Agilent 6410B Triple Quadrupole LCMS testing to analyze sphingolipids, and another 50 [micro]l was used for Thermo Scientific HPLC-LTQ/FTICRMS testing to analyze phosphoglycerides, glycerides and sphingomyelins.
1975) Presence of phytosphingosine combined with 2-hydroxy fatty acids in sphingomyelins of bovine kidney and intestinal mucosa.
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