"Sphingomyelins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A class of sphingolipids found largely in the brain and other nervous tissue. They contain phosphocholine or phosphoethanolamine as their polar head group so therefore are the only sphingolipids classified as PHOSPHOLIPIDS.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Sphingomyelins" by people in Profiles.
Braun A, Treede I, Gotthardt D, Tietje A, Zahn A, Ruhwald R, Schoenfeld U, Welsch T, Kienle P, Erben G, Lehmann WD, Fuellekrug J, Stremmel W, Ehehalt R. Alterations of phospholipid concentration and species composition of the intestinal mucus barrier in ulcerative colitis: a clue to pathogenesis. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2009 Nov; 15(11):1705-20.
Yu BZ, Polenova T, Jain MK, Berg OG. Premicellar complexes of sphingomyelinase mediate enzyme exchange for the stationary phase turnover. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2005 Jun 30; 1712(2):137-51.