choline

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n choline a B-complex vitamin that is a constituent of lecithin; essential in the metabolism of fat
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Choline (Physiol. Chem) See Neurine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n choline A basic substance (C5H15NO2) which is widely distributed in the animal organism, but is most abundant in the bile, in the brain (as a constituent of lecithin), and in the yolk of eggs. It is very deliquescent, and crystallizes with difficulty. Also cholein and neurine.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. bile

Usage

In literature:

Choline and muscarine occur in certain toadstools.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
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In news:

TPP, Sprint Partner on Anticancer Choline Kinase Inhibitors.
Under the terms of the agreement TPP and Sprint Bioscience will work together to further the development of small molecule inhibitors of choline kinase as human therapeutics for the treatment of cancer.
Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate, Marlex 500 mg tablets, 100 count (NDC 10135-0467-01) 750 mg tablets, 100 count (NDC 10135-0468-01).
The study can only point to a correlation between memory and dietary choline -- a nutrient found in foods like saltwater fish, eggs, liver, chicken, milk and certain legumes, including soy and kidney beans.
2,4-D choline represents a key component of Colex-D Technology for Enlist Duo herbicide, pending additional regulatory approvals.
Dow AgroSciences has successfully produced 2,4-D choline in a commercial scale-up setting.
Post-mortem measurement of glutamic acid decarboxylase, choline acetyltransferase and dopamine in basal ganglia.
It contains a substance known as 'choline' (KOE-leen), which can be found in egg yolks, liver, beef, and soybeans.
Choline Magnesium Trisalicylate, Marlex 500 mg tablets, 100 count (NDC 10135-0467-01) 750 mg tablets, 100 count (NDC 10135-0468-01).
Two eggs deliver 69 percent of your daily needs for choline.
One large egg contains about 125 milligrams of choline, and one cup of toasted wheat germ contains about 175 milligrams.
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In science:

Figure 6: Differential scanning calorimetry of phosphatidyl choline.
Amphiphilic Membranes
Two-Dimensional Electrophoretic Analysis of BasicProteins Using Phosphatidyl Choline Urea Solubilization.
Improved proteomic analysis of nuclear proteins, as exemplified by the comparison of two myelo\"id cell lines nuclear proteomes
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