Definition of Glycerol. Meaning of Glycerol. Synonyms of Glycerol

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Definition of Glycerol

Glycerol
Glycerol Glyc"er*ol, n. (Chem.) Same as Glycerin.

Meaning of Glycerol from wikipedia

- Glycerol (/ˈɡlɪsərɒl/; also called glycerine or glycerin; see spelling differences) is a simple polyol compound. It is a colorless, odorless, viscous liquid...
- Glycerol-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GPDH) is an enzyme that catalyzes the reversible redox conversion of dihydroxyacetone phosphate (a.k.a. glycerone phosphate...
- The glycerol-3-phosphate shuttle is a mechanism that regenerates NAD+ from NADH, a by-product of glycolysis. Its importance in transporting reducing equivalents...
- glycerol ester of stearic acid. Glycerol monostearate exists as three stereoisomers, the enantiomeric pair of 1-glycerol monostearate and 2-glycerol monostearate...
- phosphate from ATP to glycerol thus forming glycerol 3-phosphate: ATP + glycerol <=> ADP + sn-glycerol 3-phosphate Adipocytes lack glycerol kinase so they cannot...
- Glycerol ester of wood rosin, also known as glyceryl abietate or ester gum, is an oil-soluble food additive (E number E445). The food-grade material is...
- sn-Glycerol 3-phosphate is a phosphoric ester of glycerol, which is a component of glycerophospholipids. Equally appropriate names in biochemical context...
- broken down in the healthy body to release their constituents, glycerol and fatty acids. Glycerol itself can be converted to glucose by the liver and so become...
- glycerides which are composed of a molecule of glycerol linked to a fatty acid via an ester bond. As glycerol contains both primary and secondary alcohol...
- known as glycerol monolaurate (GML), glyceryl laurate or 1-lauroyl-glycerol, is a monoglyceride. It is the mono-ester formed from glycerol and lauric...
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