diacylglycerol

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Related to diglyceride: Monoglyceride, Diglyceride acyltransferase

diacylglycerol

[‚dī·ə·səl′glis·ə‚rōl]
(biochemistry)
A product of the cleavage of membrane-associated phospholipid by phospholipase C that activates isozymes of protein kinase C, an important regulator of cell function.
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Diglycerides and monoglycerides are the intermediates in this process.
The aim of the study is to estimate the influence of mono- and diglycerides on tribological properties of rapeseed oil.
Babcock Hall, Madison, WI 53706) are in the early stages of a three-year project to make reduced-fat (60%) table spread products using mono- and diglyceride emulsifiers from butteroil.
Enova is made from soy and canola oils, and has been processed so that 80% of the oil is present in diglyceride form as opposed to triglyceride form.
During frying, fats and oils undergo oxidation and/or hydrolysis to produce polar products, such as epoxides, aldehydes, ketones, alcohols, acids, mono- and diglycerides.
Or the carrageenan, mono- and diglycerides, polysorbate 80, modified corn starch, and disodium phosphate in the sauce?
A commercial blend of 80% saturated mono- and diglycerides and 20% polysorbate 80 was used as the emulsifier.
Some respondents were more explicit, naming items such as mono and diglycerides.
Diglycerides in hemolymph are an important energy reserve for insects, comprising about 3% of the total lipid content (Bailey 1975; Beenakkers et al.
Owing to the limited solubility of triglyceride and fatty acids in glycerol, it is impossible to produce mono- and diglycerides in high yield by glycerolysis or direct esterification reactions.