tripalmitin


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tripalmitin

[trī′päm·ə·tən]
(organic chemistry)
C3H5(OOCC15H31)3 A white, water-insoluble powder that melts at 65.5°C; used in the preparation of leather dressings and soaps.
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Comparison to spiked samples with a tripalmitin (C16) standard indicated that the double peak consisted of triglyceride with different length C-chains.
Anthrone, bovine serum albumin, and tripalmitin were used as standards for quantifying glycogen, proteins, and lipids respectively.
Calibrations were performed for each compound class, using L-[alpha]-phosphatidlycholine (phospholipid), cholesterol, tripalmitin (triacylglycerol), lauric acid myristyl ester (wax ester), and stearyl alcohol (fatty alcohol internal standard).