Definition of Phosphatidic acid

1. Noun. (chemistry) any derivative of glycerol in which one hydroxyl is esterified with phosphoric acid and the other two are esterified with fatty acids ¹



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Medical Definition of Phosphatidic acid

1. The parent structure for phosphatidyl phospholipids, present in low concentrations in membranes. The acyl groups are derived from long chain fatty acids. An intermediate in the synthesis of diacyl glycerol, the immediate precursor of most of the phosphatidyl phospholipids (except phosphatidyl inositol) and of triacyl glycerols. (31 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phosphatidic Acid

phosphate permease
phosphate tetany
phosphated
phosphatemia
phosphates
phosphatian
phosphatic
phosphatidal
phosphatidase
phosphatidate
phosphatidate phosphatase
phosphatidates
phosphatide
phosphatides
phosphatidic
phosphatidic acid (current term)
phosphatidic acid kinase
phosphatidic acids
phosphatidolipase
phosphatidyl
phosphatidylcholine
phosphatidylcholine-ceramide phosphocholine transferase
phosphatidylcholine-sterol o-acyltransferase
phosphatidylcholines
phosphatidylethanolamine
phosphatidylethanolamine-ceramide phosphoethanolamine transferase
phosphatidylethanolamine-dolichol acyltransferase
phosphatidylethanolamine N-acyltransferase
phosphatidylethanolamine cytidylyltransferase
phosphatidylethanolamines

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