''noun, plural: aliphatics
A compound composed of carbon and hydrogen arranged in straight or branched chains,... Read More
The acids of nonaromatic hydrocarbons (e.g., acetic, propionic, butyric acids); the so-called fatty acids of... Read More
plural: fatty acids''
fatty acid, ˈfætɪ ˈæsɪd
Any of the group of a long chain of hydrocarbon... Read More
A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More
lip·id, ˈlɪp ɪd, ˈlaɪ pɪd
A fatty or waxy organic compound that is readily soluble... Read More
(general) A material made up of two or more parts or... Read More
(Science: chemistry) Any steroid-based alcohol having a hydrocarbon (aliphatic) side-chain of 8-10 carbons at the... Read More
1. A molecule that is normally found in or produced by living systems.
2. A molecule that typically... Read More
a major component of the tough outer (exine) walls of spores and pollen grains.
(Science: biopolymer) a... Read More
noun, plural: methanotrophs
An organism that metabolize methane as a source of carbon and... Read More