CDP-glyceride -->
cytidine diphosphoglyceride
medical dictionary

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

Abbreviation: CDP-glyceride

(05 Mar 2000)