phosphatidic acid

German: Phosphatidsäure
Japanese: ホスファチジン酸

Biochemistry. The simplest phosphoglyceride is the parent compound of most important membrane phospholipids, and a key intermediate in the biosynthesis and degradation of many phosphoglycerides.

It is a glycerol esterified with long-chain fatty acyl groups at C1 and C2 and phosphorylated at C3.

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