Sphingomyelin synthesis in Fasciola hepatica.

Whole worms and/or homogenates of F. hepatica incorporate label from cytidine-5-diphospho[methyl-14C]choline,[1-14C]palmitoylCoA,[U- 14C]serine,[2-14C]methionine, [U-14C]glycine, [U-14C]threonine and [U-14C]aspartate into the various intermediates of sphingomyelin synthesis (ketosphinganine, sphinganine, sphingosine, ceramide and sphingomyelin). This… (More)