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Glycero l esterified at each of its three hydroxyl groups by a fatty (aliphatic) acid; e.g., tristearoylglycerol.

Synonym: fat, triglyceride.

Triacylglycerol lipase, the fat-splitting enzyme in pancreatic juice; it hydrolyzes triacylglycerol to produce a diacylglycerol and a fatty acid anion; a deficiency of the hepatic enzyme results in hypercholesterolaemia and hypertriglyceridemia.

Synonym: steapsin, tributyrase, tributyrinase.

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... out here http://www.genome.jp/kegg-bin/show_pathway?map00564 Anyway, if you're interested in the reaction's name, you know what type of substance triacylglycerol is? And how is it called, if you exchange one acid with other one?

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by JackBean
Mon Nov 08, 2010 8:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Phospholipid
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can anyone help me answer these biology questions?

... it has what characteristics? - be able to determine what is more basic (OH-) or acidic (H+) - what regulates chemical rxns inside cells? - what is Triacylglycerol? - what are parts of a cell's "skeleton"? - know how to recognize types of isomers - application: amino acid sequences can ...

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by tungvinchenzo
Thu Feb 05, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: can anyone help me answer these biology questions?
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... nearly twice as much that single). Now, let's move to reactivity. You said that double bond is more reactive which is proven in unsaturated TAG (triacylglycerol) that is easily oxidized. This is true, but just in the term of electrophilic addition and free radical addition. Double bond is composed ...

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by victor
Sun Oct 15, 2006 4:02 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: bonding
Replies: 5
Views: 3094

Need help on butter

well the most common lipid is triacylglycerol, which is the typical glycerol with three fatty acids joined onto it by ester linkages. The fatty acid is just the carboxylic acid that joins to the alcohol, the actual fat is the three acids ...

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by Freedom
Fri Dec 16, 2005 5:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help on butter
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