plasmenic acid

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A derivative of sn‐glycerol 3‐phosphate in which the glycerol moiety is etherified with a 1‐alkenyl group at position 1 and esterified with an acyl group at position 2; i.e. any 2‐acyl‐1‐O‐(1‐alkenyl)‐sn‐glycerol 3‐phosphate. Compare plasmanic acid, plasmalogen. [Contraction of plasmalogenic acid.]


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