Definition of Phosphoethanolamine

1. Noun. (organic compound) The ethanolamine ester of phosphoric acid ¹



2. Noun. (context: by extension) The fatty acid ester of this compound; cephalin ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Phosphoethanolamine

1. 2-O3POCH2CH2NH3 +;a key intermediate in the formation of cephalins; formed in liver and brain by phosphorylation of ethanolamine. Phosphoethanolamine cytidylyltransferase, a key enzyme in the biosynthesis of cephalins; it catalyses the reaction of phosphoethanolamine and CTP to form CDP-ethanolamine and pyrophosphate. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Phosphoethanolamine

phosphoenolpyruvate-glucose phosphotransferase
phosphoenolpyruvate-maltose phosphotransferase
phosphoenolpyruvate-mannose phosphotransferase
phosphoenolpyruvate-protein phosphotransferase
phosphoenolpyruvate-sorbose phosphotransferase
phosphoenolpyruvate-trehalose phosphotransferase
phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase
phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (ATP)
phosphoenolpyruvate carboxykinase (GTP)
phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase
phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase kinase
phosphoenolpyruvate mutase
phosphoenolpyruvate sugar phosphotransferase system
phosphoenolpyruvates
phosphoenolpyruvic acid
phosphoethanolamine (current term)
phosphoethanolamine methyltransferase
phosphoethanolamines
phosphoferrite
phosphofibrite
phosphofructaldolase
phosphofructokinase
phosphofructokinase phosphatase
phosphofructokinases
phosphofructotransferase
phosphogalactoisomerase
phosphogartrellite
phosphoglucoisomerase
phosphoglucoisomerases
phosphoglucokinase

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