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In literature we find a wide spectrum of articles intermingling these two terms and this may sometimes be confusing. Especially in pharmaceutical publications the word Lecithin is used as a synonym for pure Phosphatidyl Choline. We will try to explain the difference between Lecithin and Phosphospholipids in simple words.
...today is commonly used for a mixture of different phospholipids and some other components in two physical forms:
...containing about 30 % of oil. It is a by-product of crushing oil seeds, such as soya, sunflower and canola (rape seed). Global production of crude lecithin is approx. 450 – 500.000 metric tons p.a. It can also be derived from animal (egg, milk, fish etc.) and bacterial or fungal sources.
...are available in the form of powders or granules. Global production of oil-free lecithins is around 30.000 metric tons p.a.
...are the active components in Lecithin. They are derived from the above lecithins by fractionation and purification.
We are reporting on current news and developments in the area of Lecithin und Phospholipids.
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