Definition of Esters. Meaning of Esters. Synonyms of Esters

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Definition of Esters

Ester
Ester Es"ter, n. [A word invented by L. Gmelin, a German chemist.] (Chem.) An ethereal salt, or compound ether, consisting of an organic radical united with the residue of any oxygen acid, organic or inorganic; thus the natural fats are esters of glycerin and the fatty acids, oleic, etc.

Meaning of Esters from wikipedia

- Usually, esters are derived from a carboxylic acid and an alcohol. Glycerides, which are fatty acid esters of glycerol, are important esters in biology...
- Sucrose esters or sucrose fatty acid esters are a group of surfactants chemically synthesized from esterification of sucrose and fatty acids (or glycerides)...
- in industry. Formate esters often are fragrant or have distinctive odors. Compared to the more common ethyl esters, formate esters are less commonly used...
- group of cholesterol. Cholesteryl esters have a lower solubility in water due to their increased hydrophobicity. Esters are formed by replacing at least...
- Amino esters are a cl**** of local anesthetics. They are named for their ester bond (and are unlike amide local anaesthetics). Structurally, local anesthetics...
- form of esters such as nandrolone decanoate (brand name Deca-Durabolin) and nandrolone phenylpropionate (brand name Durabolin). Nandrolone esters are used...
- of steroid esters, including: List of androgen estersandrogen esters List of estrogen estersestrogen esters List of progestogen esters – progestogen...
- mono-alkyl esters of long chain fatty acids. The most common form uses methanol (converted to sodium methoxide) to produce methyl esters (commonly referred...
- A wax ester (WE) is an ester of a fatty acid and a fatty alcohol. Wax esters comprise the main components of three commercially important waxes: carnauba...
- Plants that contain phorbol esters are often poisonous. Goel, G; Makkar, H. P.; Francis, G; Becker, K (2007). "Phorbol esters: Structure, biological activity...
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