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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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high molecular weight organic matter in which P is present in monoester functionalities (Doolette et al.
Urinary and amniotic fluid levels of phthalate monoesters in rats after the oral administration of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and di-n-butyl phthalate.
2005) showed that the usual mixtures of monoester preen waxes of Calidris canutus (Linnaeus 1758) at the beginning of incubation are replaced by mixtures of less volatile diester waxes, probably more difficult to smear onto the plumage; they set forth the hypothesis that diester waxes reduce bird smell and thereby reduce predation risk.
Lauric monoester administration resulted in greater MRSA carriage eradication than even the present standard Mupirocin (19/38 [50%]) in this animal model.
Walker et al (151) studied the effects of seven different monoalkyl esters of DMSA on the mobilization of lead in mice and observed that after a single parenteral dose of the chelator DMSA there was a 52 per cent reduction in the lead concentrations while with the monoesters the reduction varied from 54 to 75 per cent.
The contents of anhydride and monoester were determined simultaneously by natrium hydroxide and natrium methanolate titration described in Jurecek (1955).
En el presente estudio se seleccionaron aceites trigliceridos de origen vegetal (coco y maiz) para consumo alimenticio que se adquirieron en supermercados, un monoester de acido graso (miristato de isopropilo) y una parafina liquida obtenidos de Cientifica Andina.
The triester can be selectively hydrolyzed to the more stable monoester with water.
Se determino la actividad de la fosfatasa alcalina por el metodo monoester ortofosforico fosfohidrolasa de HUMAN.
This study showed a much wider range of orthophosphate monoester to diester ratios than those typically reported in the literature.
In an indirect injection diesel engine a soybean fatty-acid monoester as BDF and an oxidation catalytic converter (OCC) were operated in an underground mine.
The diester and the monoester were extracted and eluted from the Sephadex LH-20 column [Fig.