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Chemical Membrane Lipids

Name Membrane Lipids
Equivalent Terms Cell Membrane Lipids | Lipids, Cell Membrane | Lipids, Membrane | Membrane Lipids, Cell
Definition Lipids, predominantly phospholipids, cholesterol and small amounts of glycolipids found in membranes including cellular and intracellular membranes. These lipids may be arranged in bilayers in the membranes with integral proteins between the layers and peripheral proteins attached to the outside. Membrane lipids are required for active transport, several enzymatic activities and membrane formation.
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MeSH® ID D008563
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Membrane Lipids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references
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  hydroxyarchaetidylinositol
  hydroxyarchaetidylserine
  LiaRS protein, Bacillus subtilis
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