, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp 279–281 | Cite as

An ethanolamine plasmalogen artifact formed by acetone extraction of freeze-dried tissue

  • F. M. Helmy
  • M. H. Hack


Extraction of freeze-dried tissues by acetone results in the in vitro production of an acetone derivative (imine) of the ethanolamine phosphatides. Some of the properties of the acetone imine of ethanolamine plasmalogen are discussed.


Ethanolamine Phosphatidyl Ethanolamine Snake Venom Phosphatidyl Ethanolamine Silicic Acid Column 
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© American Oil Chemists’ Society 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. M. Helmy
    • 1
  • M. H. Hack
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineTulane University School of MedicineNew Orleans

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