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The major structural lipid of most cellular membranes, forming a phospholipid bilayer in which membrane proteins are embedded. See phosphatidic acid, phosphatidylcholine, phosphatidylethanolamine, phosphatidylinositol, phosphatidylserine, plasmalogens, and sphingomyelins.

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