These are a class of lipids containing the organic aliphatic amino alcohol, sphingosine.


Sphingomyelins are phosphorus-containing sphingolipids that are found mostly in nervous tissue. More information can be found at the link referenced below.

Reference: Sphingolipid. Accessed April 13th 2013. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/559707/sphingolipid

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