PMID: 6527609Dec 1, 1984

Mass spectrometric evidence for the presence of platelet-activating factor (1-0-alkyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine) in human amniotic fluid during labor

J NishihiraT Muramatsu


Evidence is presented for the existence of platelet-activating factor (PAF) in human amniotic fluid during labor by gas-liquid chromatographic (GLC) and mass-spectrometric (MS) analysis. The unique ether-linked phospholipid was identified only in an amniotic fluid obtained from women during labor, and its alkyl side chain was composed exclusively of octadecyl residue.


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Related Concepts

Amniotic Fluid - Specimen Type
Labor (Childbirth)
Etherum, ether, Homeopathic preparation
Mass Spectrometry
Platelet Aggregation
Amniotic Fluid
Chromatography, Gas-Liquid
Alkyl group

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