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PubMed Search: Lecithin[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Lecithin. website. Accessed September 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Major component of cell membrane, usually outer surface
  • Composed of phosphatidylcholine (phosphocholine and diglyceride)
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