Cholesterol in Plants?
Yit Chin Chuan
medp3001 at nusunix2.nus.sg
Thu Sep 15 06:08:35 EST 1994
Leslie Harrison (chmhl at leonis.nus.sg) wrote:
: dkim at unm.edu wrote:
: : Hello:
: : As long as I am on the subject of plant hormones:
: : I had been told many times that cholesterol is unknown in the plant world,
: : and yet Ecdysone is a steroid hormone. So, is it synthesized via
: : cholesterol? Is no food actually "safe" and "virtuous" ?
: Cholesterol is present in plants although often only in trace amounts.
Most cell membranes will have some cholesterol incorporated into it,
unless what they have taught me was wrong.... ;-)
Yit , no sig yet, but why bother ? ;-)
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