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Compound Summary for: CID 44176376

Sphingomyelins

Also known as: N-acylsphingosylphosphocholine; N-acyl-sphingosylphosphocholine; CCRIS 7516; N-acyl-sphingosylphosphocholines; CHEBI:62490
Molecular Formula: C24H50N2O6P+   Molecular Weight: 493.637362   InChIKey: LRYZPFWEZHSTHD-HEFFAWAOSA-O
A class of sphingolipids found largely in the brain and other nervous tissue. They contain phosphocholine or phosphoethanolamine as their polar head group so therefore are the only sphingolipids classified as PHOSPHOLIPIDS.   From: MeSH
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