Tag: phospholipids

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  • The source of lipids

    The source of lipids

    The biosynthesis of lipids and their fates within eukaryotic cells reveal that the endoplasmic reticulum is the primary source of membrane lipids including phospholipids and cholesterol. Indeed, most of the enzymes required for the biosynthesis of the various membrane phospholipids are found nowhere else in the cell.  There are, however, important exceptions. For example, while …

    March 21, 2017