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PubMed Search: Lecithin[title]

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Definition / General
Cite this page: Lecithin. website. Accessed October 27th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • Major component of cell membrane, usually outer surface
  • Composed of phosphatidylcholine (phosphocholine and diglyceride)