German: Cholin
Japanese: コリン

Biochemistry. A biogenic amine classified within the vitamin B complex that plays an important role in metabolism. It is important as a precursor of acetylcholine and a basic constituent of lecithin. Choline is found in egg yolk, liver, corn, legumes, and milk. Choline deficiency leads to fatty liver and increased sensibility to certain chemical carcinogens.

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