dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine

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dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) A form of lecithin (phosphatidylcholine) in which both acyl groups are myristoyls
    • 2015, Elena Rufeil Fiori, Natalia Wilke, Adolfo J. Banchio, “Inter-domain dipolar repulsion in lipid monolayers with phase coexistence”, in arXiv[1]:
      As an example, we applied the method for mixed monolayers with different proportions of distearoylphosphatidylcholine (DSPC) and dimyristoylphosphatidylcholine (DMPC) and obtained the excess dipolar density, which were in agreement with those obtained from surface potential measurements.