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Lecithins Summary

Description: A complex mixture of PHOSPHOLIPIDS; GLYCOLIPIDS; and TRIGLYCERIDES; with substantial amounts of PHOSPHATIDYLCHOLINES; PHOSPHATIDYLETHANOLAMINES; and PHOSPHATIDYLINOSITOLS, which are sometimes loosely termed as 1,2-diacyl-3-phosphocholines. Lecithin is a component of the CELL MEMBRANE and commercially extracted from SOYBEANS and EGG YOLK. The emulsifying and surfactant properties are useful in FOOD ADDITIVES and for forming organogels (GELS).

Also Known As: Lecithin

Networked: 755 relevant articles (34 outcomes, 83 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Lecithins is Relevant

  1. Alzheimer Disease (Alzheimer's Disease) : 3 outcomes 16 studies in 57 results
  2. Dementia (Dementias) : 3 outcomes 5 studies in 14 results
  3. Infection : 3 outcomes in 14 results
  4. Gallstones (Gallstone) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 29 results
  5. Body Weight (Weight, Body) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 29 results
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Drugs Related to Lecithins

  1. Cholesterol
  2. Choline (Choline Chloride)
  3. Cholinergic Agents (Cholinergics)
  4. Deanol (Dimethylethanolamine)
  5. Liposomes (Liposome)
  6. Tacrine (Cognex)
  7. Phosphatidylcholines (Phosphatidylcholine)
  8. Physostigmine
  9. diclofenac hydroxyethylpyrrolidine (DIEP)
  10. Micelles
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Therapies Related to Lecithins

  1. Catheters
  2. Fluid Therapy (Oral Rehydration Therapy)
  3. Hypophysectomy
  4. Tocolysis
  5. Radiotherapy
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