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cytidine diphosphoglyceride

Pronunciation: si'ti-den di-fos'fo-gli'cer-id

Definition: An intermediate in the formation of phospholipids (cardiolipin) formed by the action on CTP and 1,2-diacylglycerols by a cytidyl transferase, releasing CDP-glyceride and pyrophosphate.

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