Phosphatidylethanolamine, (egg)/ml, 1 ml chloroformPhosphatidylethanolamine, (egg)/ml, 1 ml chloroform
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Phosphatidylethanolamine, (egg)/ml, 1 ml chloroform

PE

Phosphatidylethanolamine (PE) is frequently the main lipid component of microbial membranes and the second most abundant phospholipid in mammals, comprising as much as 45% of brain lipids. They are concentrated in mitochondria and are key building blocks of membrane bilayers where they are distributed asymmetrically with the majority confined to the inner leaflet. It appears that a primary role for PE, in bacterial membranes at least, is simply to dilute the high negative charge density of the anionic phospholipids. PE acts as a chaperone in transport membrane folding.1 In animals PE is involved in the secretion of very-low-density lipoproteins and aids in membrane fusion and fission.2 In plants lyso PE retards senescence by inhibiting phospholipase D. PE is the precursor to many important lipids. PE acts as a protein transport from the membrane to the vacuole. PE is synthesized through the CDP-ethanolamine or the PS decarboxylation pathway. PE can be converted to diacyl glycerol as a second messenger.3
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1045 50 mg/ml, 1ml £264.38

Additional Information

Property Value or Rating
Product Size 50 mg/ml, 1ml
Manufacturer Matreya, LLC
Empirical Formula C41H78NO8P
CAS# 39382-08-6
Formula Weight 744(oleoyl)
Solvent chloroform
Source natural
Purity 98+%
Analytical Methods TLC, identity confirmed by MS
Natural Source chicken, egg
Solubility chloroform
Physical Appearance liquid
Storage -20°C
Dry Ice No
Hazardous Yes
References

1. M. Bogdanov, W. Dowhan, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Vol. 274 pp. 36827-36830, 1999 
2. J. Vance, Journal of Lipid Research, Vol. 49 pp. 1377-1387, 2008 
3. D. Lang et al., Journal of Neurochemistry, Vol. 65 pp. 810, 1995

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