CHEBI:61995 - lecithin

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ChEBI Name lecithin
Definition A lipid-rich mixture containing glycerol, fatty acids, phosphoric acid and other components.
Stars This entity has been manually annotated by the ChEBI Team.
ChEBI Ontology
Outgoing lecithin (CHEBI:61995) has part fatty acid (CHEBI:35366)
lecithin (CHEBI:61995) has part glycerol (CHEBI:17754)
lecithin (CHEBI:61995) is a mixture (CHEBI:60004)
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Last Modified
13 March 2018
General Comment
2011-04-28 Not to be confused with 1,2-diacyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine, for which the term 'lecithin' is often used as a synonym.