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A nitrogen-free class of lipids present in animal and particularly plant tissues and composed of one mole of glycerol and 1 or 2 moles of phosphatidic acid. Members of this group differ from one another in the nature of the fatty acids released on hydrolysis.

Year introduced: 1977

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Tree Number(s): D10.570.755.375.760.400.885

MeSH Unique ID: D010715

Entry Terms:

  • Glycerol Phosphoglycerides
  • Phosphoglycerides, Glycerol
  • Phosphatidylglycerol
  • Phosphatidyl Glycerol
  • Glycerol, Phosphatidyl
  • Monophosphatidylglycerols

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