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Compound Summary for: CID 71920

Glycerylphosphorylcholine

Also known as: Choline glycerophosphate, (2s)-2,3-dihydroxypropyl 2-(trimethylammonio)ethyl phosphate, Colina glicerofosfato
Molecular Formula: C8H20NO6P   Molecular Weight: 257.221262   InChIKey: SUHOQUVVVLNYQR-QMMMGPOBSA-N
A component of PHOSPHATIDYLCHOLINES or LECITHINS, in which the two hydroxy groups of GLYCEROL are esterified with fatty acids. (From Stedman, 26th ed) It counteracts the effects of urea on enzymes and other macromolecules.   From: MeSH
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