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Most common type of phospholipids in the cell membrane of nerve cell is 

(a) phosphatidylcholine 

(b) phosphatidylinositol 

(c) phosphatidylserine 

(d) sphingomyelin

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Correct option is (a) phosphatidylcholine

Phosphatidylcholine is a class of phospholipids that are a major component of biological membranes (i.e. nerve cell membrane). It functions in the production of brain chemical called acetylcholine used for nerve impulse transmission at the synapse.

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