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Sphingolipids

sphingolipid

(Science: biochemistry) structural lipid of which the parent structure is sphingosine rather than glycerol. Synthesised in the Golgi complex.


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HomeWork HELP!

The structure composed of phospholipids is the phospholipid bilayer, which has integral proteins, periphery proteins, sphingolipids (which form the lipid rafts), among many other things. There's one for you, but I agree with keenangp, your text book should definitely cover those topics, ...

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by DrRyan
Sun Dec 21, 2008 6:25 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: HomeWork HELP!
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Figure Search

Hi everyone. I'm having trouble finding good figures to explain the detailed structure of amphiphilic molecules such as glycerophospholipids, sphingolipids, phosphatidylinositols, phosphatidylcholine, and sterols to a group of high school students taking an early college course in Biology. If ...

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by DocPhD
Wed Jan 25, 2006 3:34 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Figure Search
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Re: fat cell

... into a heap of goo within and without? Cn't be phosphate and metal cations only. Bits and pieces of the bilayer? Do you mean phospholipids, sphingolipids, glycoproteins, glycolipids, cholesterol etc.

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by Mjhavok
Tue Oct 11, 2005 11:29 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: fat cell
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Views: 7796


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