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saponification

The alkaline hydrolysis of triacylglycerols toform fatty acids in soaps.


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Fats within the bone marrow of long bones

Thanks Patrick. I have gone through this URL. However, I am just wandering, if that structure is a fat then saponification might be a good idea. Do you think using ammonia with water and detergent could be a better way ? Many thanks

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by Zartasha
Fri Feb 18, 2011 2:43 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fats within the bone marrow of long bones
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Fats within the bone marrow of long bones

... adress the cleaning inside the bones. But some of the advice might be helpful. Otherwise rather than detergent, boiling with an alkali will cause saponification of the fat, which should help with removal. However I do not know if that might damage the structure of the bone. Alternatively if possible ...

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by canalon
Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:04 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Fats within the bone marrow of long bones
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questions on lipids and saponification number

I think you’re confusing the iodine number with the saponification number, Draco. The iodine number is a measure of the degree of unsaturation. Molecular iodine decolorizes as it adds across a double bond, making a di-iodo compound at every reactive ...

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by blcr11
Mon Nov 05, 2007 5:40 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: questions on lipids and saponification number
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questions on lipids and saponification number

hi there.. i have a problem about lipid.. 1) what is the relationship between saponification number and number of carbon atoms in fatty acids chain? 2) and how the saponification number gives effect on soap production? i hope anyone whom knows about this may help ...

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by adlsia
Sun Nov 04, 2007 12:48 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: questions on lipids and saponification number
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spit

Bases appear to be slippery and soapy because they hydrolyse the fatty acid esther of the skin (saponification reaction). Wikipedia's answer

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by mith
Fri Jun 22, 2007 8:42 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: spit
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