What is sphin·go·sine?

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(sfĭng'gə-sēn') n. A basic, long-chain, unsaturated amino alcohol, C 18 H 37 NO 2 , found combined with lipids in the brain and in nerve tissue. [German Sphingosin : Greek sphingos, genitive of sphinx, sphinx (from the mysteries it presented to early
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sphin·go·sine
[sfing-guh-seen, -sin]
NOUN [BIOCHEMISTRY]
1.
a basic unsaturated amino alcohol, C18H33(OH)2NH2, produced by the hydrolysis of sphingomyelin or gangliosides.
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