phosphatidylcholine


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phos·pha·ti·dyl·cho·line

 (fŏs′fə-tīd′l-kō′lēn′)
n.
Any of a class of phospholipids that contain a choline group and are a major component of cell membranes. Also called lecithin.

phosphatidylcholine

(ˌfɒsfətɪdaɪlˈkəʊliːn)
n
(Biochemistry) the systematic name for lecithin
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Age-related change of phosphatidylcholine hydroperoxide and phosphatidylethanolamine hydroperoxide levels in normal human red blood cells.
alpha-Iipoic acid 200 mg glycine 500 mg glutamine 500 mg L methionine 400 mg taurine 500 mg phosphatidylcholine 100 mg DMG 500 mg DHA 550 mg
Incorporation of 12(S)-hydroxyeicosatetraenoic acid into phosphatidylcholine signaling pathway.
For the next three months, the patient was supported with phosphatidylcholine drips and an IV push alternating every other week.
As insufficient phosphatidylcholine in colonic mucus is thought to be a risk factor for ulcerative colitis, the German researchers in this study gave 500 mg of this supplement four times a day or a placebo to 60 ulcerative colitis patients who were on long-term steroid treatment, and in whom immunosuppressants had failed to work.
Once this happens, it increases levels of CDP-choline, which is required for the synthesis of phosphatidylcholine and ultimately of the essential neurotransmitter acetylcholine.
In fact, research by Marie Caudill of the Cornell Division of Nutritional Sciences has shown that these nutrients are highly synergistic and that women's bodies undergo changes during pregnancy to optimize the enrichment of phosphatidylcholine with DHA.
Metabolomic analysis revealed that phosphatidylcholine acyl-alkyl C34:3 and phosphatidylcholine acyl-alkyl C36:3 are present in OA and in diabetes patients.
Other treatment modalities with variable rates of success include Intralesional sodium deoxycholate (24 mg/mL) followed by intralesional phosphatidylcholine (50 mg/mL) has been reported to cause clinical and histological resolution but post-injection erythema, post-inflammatory pigmentation and scarring have been observed.

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