Improved method for the synthesis of phosphatidylcholines

G. S. Harbison, R. G. Griffin

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Abstract

An improved method for the synthesis of phosphatidylcholines from phosphatidic acid and choline is described. The technique utilizes the tetraphenylborate salt of choline together with the condensing agent 2,4,6-triisopropylbenzenesulfonyl chloride. The yields in the reaction are consistently in the range 70-75%.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1140-1142
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Lipid Research
Volume25
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1984

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Endocrinology
  • Cell Biology

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