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Definition of the noun acylglycerol
What does acylglycerol mean as a name of something?
- an ester of glycerol and fatty acids that occurs naturally as fats and fatty oils
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonym of acylglycerol: glyceride
- more generic terms: animal oil = any oil obtained from animal substances; glyceryl ester = an ester of glycerol
- more specific word: triglyceride = glyceride occurring naturally in animal and vegetable tissues; it consists of three individual fatty acids bound together in a single large molecule
- part of: fat = a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids
Alternative definition of the noun acylglycerol
- [organic chemistry] Any ester of glycerol; glyceride
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Advances in Understanding Mechanisms of Birth Defects: Morphogenesis and Processes at Risk by Robert J. Kavlock, George P. Daston
acylglycerol is a potent activator of protein kinase C, while inositol 1,4, 5trisphosphate stimulates the release of calcium from its intracellular stores in the endoplasmic reticulum. Protein kinase C requires calcium for its activity, and this release ...
The first acylation is catalyzed by acylCoA/glycerol phosphate 1-O- acyltransferase, known as GPAT, while the second acylation is catalyzed by acyl- CoA/1-acyl glycerol phosphate 2-O-acyltransferase, known as LPAT (because 1- acylglycerol ...
by Jill Bailey
glyceride See acylglycerol. glycerol (glycerin; 1,2,3-propanetriol) An alcohol with three OH groups. Glycerol is biologically important as the alcohol involved in LIPID formation ...
Encyclopedia of Microbiology (2009)
Acylglycerol Specificity The degree of hydrolysis exceeded 70% in the hydrolysis of several PUFA-containing oils with C. rugosa lipase, but the main components in the undigested acylglycerols were TAGs (>80%). This phenomenon can be ...
by P. Somasundaran
Lipases (acylglycerol hydrolases EC 220.127.116.11) are a group of enzymes that digest triacylglycerols by hydro- lyzing the ester bonds and releasing FAs. They act at the O/W interface of emulsified, large-size lipid droplets.' ' Calculated kinetic ...
Choice Dictionary of Biology (2010)
by Sanjay Yadav
glyceride (acylglycerol): A fatty-acid ester of glycerol. glyceride: Fatty acid ester of glycerol. When all three –OH groups of glycerol are so esterified the ...
A Dictionary of Biology (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin, Robert Hine
glyceride (acylglycerol) A fatty-acid ester of glycerol. Esterification can occur at one, ...
by Carl A. Batt
In Saccharomyces cerevisiae two categories, glycosyldiglyceride (1,2- acylglycerol and carbohydrate residue) and acylated sugar derivatives have been reported. Fungi, particularly yeasts and yeastlike organisms produce a variety of unusual ...
A Dictionary of Science (2010)
by Elizabeth A. Martin
glyceride (acylglycerol) A fatty-acid ester of glycerol. Esterification can occur at one, two, or all three hydroxyl groups of the glycerol molecule producing mono-, ...
and examples of a tri acylglycerol anda wax ester molecule which belong to theneutral lipids ( lowerpanel). Neural ...
by Peter J. Gosling
Also termed: glycosyl- acylglycerol; glycosyldiacylglycerol. glycolysis ( biochemistry) Conversion of glucose to lactic or PYRUVIC ACID with the release of ENERGY in the form of ADENOSINE TRIPHOSPHATE (ATP). In animals it may occur ...
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Video shows what acylglycerol means. Any ester of glycerol, glyceride. Acylglycerol Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...
Scrabble value of A1C3Y4L1G2L1Y4C3E1R1O1L1
The value of this 12-letter word is 23 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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