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Compound Summary for: CID 46931058

Cardiolipins

Also known as: CHEBI:28494
Molecular Formula: C13H22O17P2   Molecular Weight: 512.251104   InChIKey: VCGDSYLTBQKCQN-CHWSQXEVSA-N
Acidic phospholipids composed of two molecules of phosphatidic acid covalently linked to a molecule of glycerol. They occur primarily in mitochondrial inner membranes and in bacterial plasma membranes. They are the main antigenic components of the Wassermann-type antigen that is used in nontreponemal SYPHILIS SERODIAGNOSIS.   From: MeSH
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