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Chemical Lecithins

Name Lecithins
Equivalent Term Lecithin
Definition A complex mixture of PHOSPHOLIPIDS; GLYCOLIPIDS; and TRIGLYCERIDES; with substantial amounts of PHOSPHATIDYLCHOLINES; PHOSPHATIDYLETHANOLAMINES; and PHOSPHATIDYLINOSITOLS, which are sometimes loosely termed as 1,2-diacyl-3-phosphocholines. Lecithin is a component of the CELL MEMBRANE and commercially extracted from SOYBEANS and EGG YOLK. The emulsifying and surfactant properties are useful in FOOD ADDITIVES and for forming organogels (GELS).
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MeSH® ID D054709
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1. ChemicalsLipids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Membrane Lipids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Phospholipids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Glycerophosphates Has associated genes Has associated diseases Phosphatidic Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Glycerophospholipids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Phosphatidylcholines Has associated genes Has associated diseases Lecithins Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsComplex Mixtures Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Biological Products Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Plant Preparations Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Plant Extracts Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Lecithins Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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Lecithins Has associated genes Has associated diseases
View node Glycerylphosphorylcholine Has associated genes Has associated diseases
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