volume 11, issue 3, P201-209 1993
DOI: 10.1002/cbf.290110308
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Abstract: The biosynthesis of phosphatidylcholine (PC) and phosphatidylethanolamine (PE) in monocyte-like leukemia U937 cells was monitored by adding [3H]choline, [14C]ethanolamine or [14C]glycerol to the culture media; incorporation into phospholipid (PL) increased with time. The effect of unsaturated fatty acids (UFA) on PC and PE synthesis was investigated by pretreating U937 cells for 72h with 10 microM 18:1 (n - 9), 18:2 (n - 6), 18:3 (n - 3), 20:4 (n - 6) and 20:5 (n - 3). The UFA caused no alteration in cell grow…

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