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Any lipids that contains sulphur, although the term is usually used for sulphate esters of glycolipids. Sulpholipid-1 (SL-1) in the cell wall of Mycobacterium tuberculosis is a glycolipid antigenic marker used in diagnosis. Sulpholipid immobilizing protein 1 (SLIP1) is a conserved plasma membrane protein (68 kDa), involved in sperm–zona pellucida binding (but see SLIP1).

http://molehr.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/7/7/633 Article on sulpholipids in Molecular Human Reproduction (2001).

Subjects: Medicine and Health.


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