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The list of Phosphatidylcholine products offered by Avanti is designed to provide compounds having a variety of physical properties. Products available include short chain (C3-C8 are water soluble and hygroscopic), saturated, multi-unsaturated and mixed acid PC's. All of the products are purified by HPLC, and special precautions are taken to protect the products for oxidization and hydrolysis. Several of these products are manufactured under the current guidelines of Good Manufacturing Practice and are available for pharmaceutical use. If you have a requirement for a choline derivative not found on our list, please call us: custom synthesis is one of our specialties.
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C 65.45%, H 10.98%, N 1.91%, O 17.44%, P 4.22%
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Nuria Roldan,Thomas K.M. Nyholm,J. Peter Slotte,Jesús Pérez-Gil,Begoña García-Álvarez. (2016). Effect of Lung Surfactant Protein SP-C and SP-C-Promoted Membrane Fragmentation on Cholesterol Dynamics. Biophysical Journal 111(8):1703-1713. [Click Here]

Phosphatidylserine Allows Observation of the Calcium–Myristoyl Switch of Recoverin and Its Preferential Binding Philippe Calvez, Thaís F. Schmidt, Line Cantin, Kristina Klinker and Christian Salesse J. Am. Chem. Soc., Article ASAP Publication Date (Web): October 11, 2016 [Pub Med]

Zuo, Y.Y., R. Chen, X.J. Wang, J. Yang, Z. Policova, and A.W. Neumann. (2016). Phase Transitions in Dipalmitoylphosphatidylcholine Monolayers. Langmuir [PubMed]

Qiao, B.F. and M. Olvera de la Cruz. (2013). Driving force for crystallization of anionic lipid membranes revealed by atomistic simulations. J Phys Chem B 117:5073-80. [PubMed]

Krause, M.R., S. Turkyilmaz, and S.L. Regen. (2013). Surface Occupancy Plays a Major Role in Cholesterol's Condensing Effect. Langmuir 29:10303-6. [PubMed]

Kurniawan, Y., C. Scholz, and G.D. Bothun. (2013). n-Butanol Partitioning into Phase-Separated Heterogeneous Lipid Monolayers. Langmuir 29:10817-23. [PubMed]

Suga, K. and H. Umakoshi. (2013). Detection of Nanosized Ordered Domains in DOPC/DPPC and DOPC/Ch Binary Lipid Mixture Systems of Large Unilamellar Vesicles Using a TEMPO Quenching Method. Langmuir [PubMed]

Lonnfors, M., O. Langvik, A. Bjorkbom, and J.P. Slotte. (2013). Cholesteryl Phosphocholine - A Study on Its Interactions with Ceramides and Other Membrane Lipids. Langmuir [PubMed]

Choi, S.Q., S. Steltenkamp, J.A. Zasadzinski, and T.M. Squires. (2011). Active microrheology and simultaneous visualization of sheared phospholipid monolayers. Nat Commun 2:312 [PubMed]

Marquardt, D., Herberle, F.A., Miti, T., Eicher, B., London, E., Katsaras, J., Pabst, G. (2017). 1H NMR Shows Slow Phospholipid Flip-Flop in Gel and Fluid Bilayers. Langmuir. [PubMed]

Phase Composition Control in Microsphere-Supported Biomembrane Systems Eric S. Fried, Yue-ming Li, and Malcolm Lane Gilchrist Langmuir, Just Accepted Manuscript DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.6b04150 Publication Date (Web): February 15, 2017 Copyright © 2017 American Chemical Society [PubMed]

Effects of Surface Charges on the Bactericide Activity of CdTe/ZnS Quantum Dots: A Cell Membrane Disruption Perspective, Lu Lai*† , Sheng-Jin Li†, Jing Feng†, Ping Mei†, Zhao-Hua Ren†, Yan-Ling Chang†, and Yi Liu*‡ † College of Chemistry and Environmental Engineering, Yangtze University, Jingzhou, Hubei 434023, P. R. China, ‡ State Key Laboratory of Virology & Key Laboratory of Analytical Chemistry for Biology and Medicine (Ministry of Education), College of Chemistry and Molecule Sciences, Wuhan University, Wuhan 430072, P. R. China Langmuir, Article ASAP,  DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b00173 [PubMed]

Nanoroughness Strongly Impacts Lipid Mobility in Supported Membranes Florence Blachon†, Frédéric Harb‡, Bogdan Munteanu§, Agnès Piednoir†, Rémy Fulcrand†, Thierry Charitat∥, Giovanna Fragneto⊥, Olivier Pierre-Louis†, Bernard Tinland#, and Jean-Paul Rieu*†  Langmuir, Article ASAP [PubMed]

Calcium and Zinc Differentially Affect the Structure of Lipid Membranes Norbert Kučerka*†‡ , Ermuhammad Dushanov§, Kholmirzo T. Kholmurodov‡∥, John Katsaras⊥#∇, and Daniela UhríkovᆠLangmuir, Article ASAP [PubMed]

Interfacial Structure and Hydration of 3D Lipid Monolayers in Aqueous Solution, Halil I. Okur , Yixing Chen, Nikolay Smolentsev, Evangelia Zdrali, and Sylvie Roke, Phys. Chem. B, Article ASAP [PubMed]

Preferential Adsorption of l-Histidine onto DOPC/Sphingomyelin/3β-[N-(N′,N′-dimethylaminoethane)carbamoyl]cholesterol Liposomes in the Presence of Chiral Organic Acids Keishi Suga, Atsushi Tauchi, Takaaki Ishigami, Yukihiro Okamoto, and Hiroshi Umakoshi* Langmuir, Article ASAP [PubMed]

Matthew Ryan Preiss, Ashley Hart, Christopher Kitchens, and Geoffrey D. Bothun. Hydrophobic Nanoparticles Modify the Thermal Release Behavior of Liposomes. J. Phys. Chem. B, Article ASAP. DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.7b01702 [PubMed]

Ling Han, Luis C. Morales, Michele R. Richards, Elena N. Kitova, Simonetta Sipione and John S. Klassen. Investigating the Influence of Membrane Composition on Protein–Glycolipid Binding Using Nanodiscs and Proxy Ligand Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry. Anal. Chem., Article ASAP [PubMed]

Janich, C., Hadicke, A., Bakowsky, U., Brezesinski, G., and Wolk, C. Interaction of DNA with Cationic Lipid Mixtures-Investigation at Langmuir Lipid Monolayers. Langmuir, 2017 Article ASAP. [PubMed]

Yixing Chen, Halil I. Okur, Cornelis Lütgebaucks, and Sylvie Roke. Zwitterionic and charged lipids form remarkably different structures on nanoscale oil droplets in aqueous solution. Langmuir, Just Accepted Manuscript. [PubMed]