Cardiolipin meaning

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A phospholipid usually obtained from beef heart, used in combination with lecithin and cholesterol as an antigen to diagnose syphilis.
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A phospholipid usually obtained from beef heart, used in combination with phosphatidylcholine and cholesterol as an antigen to diagnose syphilis.
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Origin of cardiolipin

  • cardio– lipin lipid (Greek lipos fat lipo–) (–in)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition