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Medical Term:

phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate

 

Definition: phosphatidylinositol with two additional sites of phosphorylation; an important constituent of cell membrane phospholipids as well as a precursor of the second messengers, diacylglycerol and inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate.

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