Phosphatidylethanol is used as a chromatographic standard to assay PLD activity in intact cells via the conversion of phosphatidylcholine to phosphatidylethanol by phospholipase D in the presence of ethanol.
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|Alternate Names||1-Palmitoyl-2-oleoyl-sn-3-phosphoethanol; 1-Palmitoyl-2-oleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoethanol|
|Application Notes||Phosphatidylethanol is used as a chromatographic standard to assay PLD activity in intact cells via the conversion of phosphatidylcholine to phosphatidylethanol by phospholipase D in the presence of ethanol.|
|Base Catalog Number||158983|
|Biochemical Physiological Actions||In the presence of ethanol, phospholipase D converts phosphatidylcholine to phosphatidylethanol. This conversion is the basis of a sensitive and selective assay for PLD activity in intact cells.|
|CAS #||Not yet assigned|
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