Brain extract has lipids, especially polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) at high level. Extract from substantia niagra and the striatum has high amount of iron.
Brain Extract from bovine brain has been used:
- to prepare small unilamellar vesicles
- in lipid binding assay
- to aid the recovery of phosphoinositides and also to terminate the reaction in phosphatidylinositol 5-phosphate (PtdIns5P) and PtdIns4P assay
- in liposome and protein self-aggregation assays
25, 100 mg in ampule
1 g in ampule
Brain lipids are involved in cellular signal transduction, membrane organization, trafficking protein modification, interactions and energy storage.
Contains phosphatidylinositol phosphatidylserine,other brain lipids.