Phospholipid

Phospholipids, also known as phosphatides, are a class of lipids whose molecule has a hydrophilic


Phospholipids, also known as phosphatides, are a class of lipids whose molecule has a hydrophilic "head" containing a phosphate group, and two hydrophobic "tails" derived from fatty acids, joined by a glycerol molecule. The phosphate group can be modified with simple organic molecules such as choline, ethanolamine or serine.
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