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Descriptor English: Glycerophospholipids
Descriptor Spanish: Glicerofosfolípidos
Descriptor Portuguese: Glicerofosfolipídeos
Descriptor French: Glycérophospholipides
Entry term(s): Glycerophospholipid
Phosphoglyceride
Phosphoglycerides
Tree number(s): D10.570.755.375.760.400
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020404
Scope note: Derivatives of phosphatidic acid in which the hydrophobic regions are composed of two fatty acids and a polar alcohol is joined to the C-3 position of glycerol through a phosphodiester bond. They are named according to their polar head groups, such as phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylethanolamine.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Phosphatidic Acids (1977-1998)
Public MeSH Note: 99; for PHOSPHOGLYCERIDES see GLYCEROPHOSPHATES 1977-98
History Note: 99; for PHOSPHOGLYCERIDES use GLYCEROPHOSPHATES 1977-98
DeCS ID: 33833
Unique ID: D020404
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Date Established: 1999/01/01
Date of Entry: 1998/06/10
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Glycerophospholipids - Preferred
Concept UI M0030054
Scope note Derivatives of phosphatidic acid in which the hydrophobic regions are composed of two fatty acids and a polar alcohol is joined to the C-3 position of glycerol through a phosphodiester bond. They are named according to their polar head groups, such as phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylethanolamine.
Preferred term Glycerophospholipids
Entry term(s) Glycerophospholipid
Phosphoglyceride
Phosphoglycerides



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