, Volume 33, Issue 9, pp 1136–1137 | Cite as

Biosynthesis of phosphatidylethanolamine from CDP-ethanolamine by the Golgi complex of rat liver in vitro

  • Patricia L. Chang
  • Jennifer M. Sturgess
  • M. A. Moscarello
Specialia Chimica, Biochimica


A Golgi-rich fraction from rat liver has been shown to synthesize phosphatidylethanolamine from CDP-ethanolamine in vitro. The implications of the existence of such a pathway for the membrane flow hypothesis are discussed.


Phosphatidylethanolamine Golgi Complex Flow Hypothesis Membrane Flow 
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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • Patricia L. Chang
    • 1
  • Jennifer M. Sturgess
    • 1
  • M. A. Moscarello
    • 1
  1. 1.Research Institute, Departments of Pathology and BiochemistryThe Hospital for Sick ChildrenTorontoCanada

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