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Polyenephosphatidyl Choline



CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Therapeutic Category

Supposed effect: lipotropic

Chemical Name

A mixture of the diglyceride of polyene, linked to the choline ester of phosphoric acid

Foreign Names

  • Polyenphosphatidyl Cholin (German)
  • Fosfatidilcolina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Polyenephosphatidyl Choline (OS: JAN)
  • Polyunsaturated phosphatidylcholine (IS)
  • PPC (IS)

Brand Names


ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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