monoglyceride

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monoglyceride

[¦män·ō′glis·ə‚rīd]
(organic chemistry)
Any of the fatty-acid glycerol esters where only one acid group is attached to the glycerol group, for example, RCOOCH2CHOHCH2OH; examples are glycerol monostearate and monolaurate; used as emulsifiers in cosmetics and lubricants.
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Recently, results from many studies revealed that monolaurin, the monoglycerides of lauric acid from coconut oil had antimicrobial activity against various gram positive and gram negative organisms, including Escherichia vulneris, Enterobcater spp.
com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Emulsifiers in Metric Tons and US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Lecithin, Monoglycerides, Stearoyl Lactylates, Polyglycerol Esters and Sucroglycerides, Polysorbates and Sorbitan Esters, and Polyglycin Polyricinoleate & Others.
In the hydrolysis phase, fat in droplets is hydrolyzed by pancreatic lipase into fatty acids and monoglycerides, which is necessary to fat ingestion (Sheng et al.
Monoglycerides and diglycerides are synthetized directly from glycerols and fatty acids under alkaline conditions.
Monick, JA, Treybal, RE, "Separation of Monoglycerides, Diglycerides and Triglycerides by Liquid-Liquid Extraction.
The cake also has emulsifying chemicals called monoglycerides and diglycerides, which replace most of the eggs that would normally be used in a baked good.
8,246,696 B2, covers a surfactant system or cleaning composition that consists of an extended chain anionic surfactant, a linker surfactant selected from the group consisting of amine oxide, dioctyl sulfosuccinate, monoglycerides, diglycerides, fatty acids, fatty diacids and combinations thereof; and a multiple charged cation component selected from the group consisting of Ca2+, Mg2+, a chelating agent, source of alkalinity and combinations thereof.
The soy lecithin is a nasty orange color and the monoglycerides look like snow from a distance, until you look closely.
Clinical methods that are standardized to the CA RMP also are not specific for triglycerides because the reagents hydrolyze not only triglycerides, but also monoglycerides and diglycerides to glycerol.
Cells lining the intestine (enterocytes) take up lipids (in the form of FFAs, monoglycerides and free cholesterol) via transport proteins.