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Medical Term:

phosphocholine cytidylyltransferase


Definition: an enzyme that catalyzes the reaction of phosphocholine with CTP to form pyrophosphate and CDP-choline; the rate-limiting step of lecithin biosynthesis; the cytosolic form of the enzyme is inactive (a phosphorylated form of the enzyme).

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