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Glycerophospholipids MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Glycerophospholipids
Tree Number(s)
D10.570.755.375.760.400
Unique ID
D020404
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Glycerophospholipid
Phosphoglyceride
Phosphoglycerides
Registry Number
0
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
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/10
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Glycerophospholipids Preferred
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