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cephalin

cephalin A group of phospholipid compounds, which includes phosphatidyl ethanolamine and phosphatidyl serine. Both are major phosphoglycerides in animals and higher plants, in which they are important constituents of membranes.

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phosphatidylethanolamine

phosphatidylethanolamine A phospholipid containing ethanolamine.

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