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ester

 [es´ter]
a compound formed from an alcohol and an acid by removal of water.

es·ter

(es'tĕr),
An organic compound containing the grouping, -X(O)-O-R (X = carbon, sulfur, phosphorus, etc.; R = radical of an alcohol), formed by the elimination of H2O between the -OH of an acid group and the -OH of an alcohol group; usually written as in ethyl acetate (from acetic acid and ethyl alcohol), CH3CO-OC2H5 or CH3COOC2H5.

ester

/es·ter/ (es´ter) a compound formed from an alcohol and an acid by removal of water.

ester

[es′tər]
Etymology: Ger, Essigäther, acetic ether
a class of chemical compounds formed by the bonding of an alcohol and one or more organic acids, with the loss of a water molecule for each ester group formed. Fats are esters, produced by the bonding of fatty acids with the alcohol glycerol.

es·ter

(es'tĕr)
An organic compound containing the grouping, -X(O)-O-R (X = carbon, sulfur, phosphorus; R = radical of an alcohol), formed by the elimination of H2O between the -OH of an acid group and the -OH of an alcohol group.

ester

a compound formed from an alcohol and an acid.

es·ter

(es'tĕr)
An organic compound containing the grouping, -X(O)-O-R (X = carbon, sulfur, phosphorus; R = radical of an alcohol), formed by the elimination of H2O between the -OH of an acid group and the -OH of an alcohol group.

ester (es´tur),

n a compound formed from alcohol and an acid.
ester linkage,
n the bonding between fatty acids and glycerol that characterizes true fats.

ester

chemical combination of an alcohol and an acid. In domestic animals the most common linkage is glycerol with fatty acid to form glycerides.

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After examining all of the aforementioned 2D NMR spectra, the two carbonyls and methylenes of the ethyl esters could not be assigned and required further 2D NMR characterization.
50] Ghassan Tashtoush et al, 2003, "Combustion performance and emissions of ethyl ester of a waste vegetable oil in a water-cooled furnace", Applied Thermal Engineering, 23, 285-293.
50] values for RME and rapeseed oil ethyl ester (REE) are higher than 5000 mg kg-1 when administered once orally and higher than 2000 mg [kg.
Chromatography resins, [alpha]-N-benzoyl-L-arginine ethyl ester HCl (BAEE), bradykinin, kallikrein, bovine plasma and SDS-PAGE molecular weight standards were obtained from Sigma Chemical Company.
Enhanced increase of omega-3 index in response to long-term n-3 fatty acid supplementation from triacylglycerides versus ethyl esters.
4-Aminobenzonitrile was purchased from Aldrich, glycine and [beta]-alanine ethyl ester from Reanal and used without further purification.
The data are listed in decreasing retention indices, by both Kovats n-paraffin and ethyl ester index, on four different substrates.
Comparison of ethyl glucuronide and fatty acid ethyl ester concentrations in hair of alcoholics, social drinkers and teetotalers.
The internal standard [heptadecanoic acid ethyl ester (E17:0)] and ethyl esters of palmitoleic acid (E16:1), palmitic acid (E16:0), linoleic acid (E18:2), oleic acid (E18:1), stearic acid (E18:0), and arachidonic acid (E20:4) were obtained from Sigma.
showed substantially higher dose-dependent increases in plasma levels of EPA and DHA, confirming the superior bioavailability of this free fatty acid formulation versus the ethyl ester form found in other prescription Omega 3 products.
Epanova, Omthera's lead product candidate, a prescription free fatty acid form of Omega-3, is expected to provide unique absorption characteristics and bioavailability versus the ethyl ester form found in prescription Omega-3s currently available.