\ˈiːθə fəsfˈatɪdˌe͡ɪts], \ˈiːθə fəsfˈatɪdˌeɪts], \ˈiː_θ_ə f_ə_s_f_ˈa_t_ɪ_d_ˌeɪ_t_s]\
Definitions of ETHER PHOSPHATIDATES
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Phospholipids which have an alcohol moiety in ethereal linkage with a saturated or unsaturated aliphatic alcohol. They are usually derivatives of phosphoglycerols or phosphatidates. The other two alcohol groups of the glycerol backbone are usually in ester linkage. These compounds are widely distributed in animal tissues.
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