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any of various compounds composed of fatty acids and phosphoric acid and a nitrogenous base

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Identification of phospholipid signaling in cold acclimation of winter wheat would provide heretofore unknown specific genes to target in molecular breeding efforts to manipulate cold acclimation rates and cold tolerance.
Phospholipids are special types of fats which are an essential component in cell membranes.
This finding is consistent with a role for 20:5[omega]3 in regulating gill phospholipid structure, demonstrating one important function of this essential metabolite (17, 18), which is also believed to be an essential nutrient in scallops, because they are unable to synthesize it from precursors (19-21).
Phospholipids (fatty acids) form the basis of cell membranes and are involved in immune system function and in expanding blood vessels, a process that helps lower blood pressure.
Although the levels of DHA were between 76% and 100% higher in the breast milk of mothers who were receiving the supplements, and infant plasma phospholipid DHA levels were 50% higher in the children of these mothers, the higher levels did not confer statistically significant superiority in measures of linguistic, auditory, or gross motor development or visual-motor problem-solving ability at 12 months of age, Dr.
And, Hagerman notes, "It won't be enough to simply add a phospholipid to a product.
Without treatment, pregnant women with phospholipid antibodies have a 90 percent rate of miscarriage, the researchers noted.
An exception are lipid droplets (LDs), which consist of a neutral lipid core and a protein-containing phospholipid monolayer.
The phospholipid demand is on the rise in the APAC region, spurred by the increasing demand in South Korea, China, Australia, and New Zealand.
The Annals of Internal Medicine reports the finding of a study of older US adults that uncovered a protective effect for high plasma phospholipid omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids against the risk of dying over a 16 year follow-up period.
Aker BioMarine is also driving a fundamental rethink about the type of omega-3 that is most beneficial to human health and drawing attention to what distinguishes our pure Superba Krill omega-3, which is rich in EPA and DHA in phospholipid form, from popular omega-3 triglyceride products.
HybridSPE Precipitation Technology is a generic sample preparation platform that removes endogenous protein and phospholipid interferences from biological plasma prior to LC-MS-MS analysis.
They bind to proteins such as [beta]2-glycoprotein I ([beta]2-GPI), prothrombin, or others in complex with negatively charged phospholipids and thus prolong phospholipid-dependent coagulation tests (1).