Agent Name

Sphingomyelin

CAS Number

85187-10-6

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Sphingomyelin; [ChemIDplus] N-Acyl-D-sphingosine-1-phosphocholine; N-Acyl-4-sphingenyl-1-O-phosphorylcholine; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] SPH; [Wikipedia]

Category

Fatty Acids and Fats

Description

Beige solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Type of lipid present in animal cell membranes, especially the myelin sheath of nerve cells; [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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