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Platelet activating factor (PAF)  saturated alkyl group linked by an ether linkage to ____of the glycerol

carbon 1 

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Platelet activating factor (PAF)  has an acetyl group at ____

carbon 2

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what is ceramide

long chain fatty acid attached to the amino group in sphingosine

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 The alcohol group at carbon 1 of sphingosine becomes esterified to _____ forming sphingomyelin (SM).

phosphorl choline

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WHAT IS THE HYDROPHOBIC TAIL OF glycosphingolipids? 

THE CERAMIDE

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how does glycolysis directly contribute to 1 carbon pool?

serine can be derived from 3-phopshoglyceric acid

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serine + THF ---> 

N5N10 methylene THF

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