Phosphatidylcholine

Last Updated: November 18 2022

Phosphatidylcholine is a phospholipid with a choline attachment and is found in soy lecithin.

Phosphatidylcholine is most often used for

What else is Phosphatidylcholine known as?
Note that Phosphatidylcholine is also known as:
  • PC
Phosphatidylcholine should not be confused with:

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