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Search Results for: aliphatic

Aliphatic compound

Definition noun, plural: aliphatic compounds (biochemistry) A major group of organic compounds composed of carbon and... Read More

Aliphatic

Definition ''noun, plural: aliphatics A compound composed of carbon and hydrogen arranged in straight or branched chains,... Read More

Aliphatic acids

Aliphatic acids The acids of nonaromatic hydrocarbons (e.g., acetic, propionic, butyric acids); the so-called fatty acids of... Read More

Aliphatic nitrilase

Aliphatic nitrilase (Science: enzyme) acts on aliphatic nitriles such as acrylonitrile, crotononitrile and glutaronitrile,... Read More

Fatty acid

Definition noun plural: fatty acids'' fatty acid, ˈfætɪ ˈæsɪd Any of the group of a long chain of hydrocarbon... Read More

Fat

Definition noun plural: fats fats, fæts A term largely applied to storage lipids in animal tissues that are usually solid... Read More

Very long fatty acid chain

Definition noun, plural: very long chain fatty acids A fatty acid consisting of 22 or more carbons in a hydrocarbon... Read More

Short-chain fatty acid

Definition noun plural: short-chain fatty acids'' short chain fat·ty ac·id, ʃɔːt ˈt͡ʃeɪn ˈfætɪ ˈæsɪd A type... Read More

Lipid

Definition noun plural: lipids lip·id, ˈlɪp ɪd, ˈlaɪ pɪd A fatty or waxy organic compound that is readily soluble... Read More

Rifamycins

rifamycins (Science: chemical) A group of antibiotics characterised by a chromophoric naphthohydroquinone group spanned by... Read More

Alkanes

Alkanes The generic name for the group of aliphatic hydrocarbons cn-h2n-2. They are denoted by the suffix... Read More

Methanotroph

Definition noun, plural: methanotrophs An organism that metabolize methane as a source of carbon and... Read More

Sporopollenin

sporopollenin a major component of the tough outer (exine) walls of spores and pollen grains. (Science: biopolymer) a... Read More

Tachykinins

tachykinins A family of biologically active peptides sharing a common conserved c-terminal sequence, -phe-x-gly-leu-met-nh2,... Read More

Phospholipid ethers

phospholipid ethers phospholipids which have an alcohol moiety in ethereal linkage with a saturated or unsaturated aliphatic... Read More

Hydrocarbons alicyclic

Hydrocarbons, alicyclic organic compounds composed exclusively of carbon and hydrogen. Three or more carbon atoms are... Read More

Esters

Ester (Science: chemistry) a general term for any organic molecule produced by combining an acid with an alcohol. a... Read More

Sterol

sterol (Science: chemistry) Any steroid-based alcohol having a hydrocarbon (aliphatic) side-chain of 8-10 carbons at the... Read More

Sterols

sterol (Science: chemistry) Any steroid-based alcohol having a hydrocarbon (aliphatic) side-chain of 8-10 carbons at the... Read More

Alicyclic

Alicyclic (Science: chemistry) this refers to any aliphatic compound that contains a ring of carbon... Read More

Isometheptene

Isometheptene N,1,5-Trimethyl-4-hexenylamine;an unsaturated aliphatic sympathomimetic amine with antispasmodic and... Read More

Detergents

Detergents Purifying or cleansing agents, usually salts of long-chain aliphatic bases or acids, that exert cleansing... Read More

Compound

Definition noun plural: compounds com·pound, ˈkɒmpaʊnd (general) A material made up of two or more parts or... Read More

Phospholipase

phospholipase (Science: enzyme) That hydrolyse ester bonds in phospholipids. They comprise two types: aliphatic esterases... Read More

Enoyl

Enoyl The acyl radical of an unsaturated aliphatic acid. Origin: -ene -... Read More

Ester

Ester (Science: chemistry) a general term for any organic molecule produced by combining an acid with an alcohol. a... Read More

Organic molecule

Definition noun 1. A molecule that is normally found in or produced by living systems. 2. A molecule that typically... Read More

Pig lung carbonyl reductase

pig lung carbonyl reductase (Science: enzyme) tetrameric carbonyl reductase; mw 24 kD; properties distinct from monomeric... Read More