monoglyceride


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mon·o·ac·yl·glyc·er·ol

(mon'ō-ās'il-glis'ĕr-ol),
Glycerol with an acyl moiety esterified to position 1 (that is, 1-monoacylglycerol) or position 2 (that is, 2-monoacylglycerol); an intermediate in the degradation and synthesis of lipids; 2-monoacylglycerols are a major end product of triacylglycerol degradation.
Synonym(s): monoglyceride

monoglyceride

a compound consisting of one molecule of fatty acid esterified to glycerol.
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Monoglyceride Lipase as an Enzyme Hydrolyzing 2-Arachidonoylglycerol (S.
This stream is then directed to a molecular still for monoglyceride separation, and the high-purity glycerol is recycled.
For the food industry the most important example is probably the use of monoglycerides and other emulsifiers as anti-staling agents in bread.
The epoxidized monoglyceride diacetates from cottonseed oil and soybean oil were recommended as replacements for DOP and DOA (dioctyl hexanedioate) (ref.
3% brown rice flour and the emulsifiers' monoglyceride and diglyceride to formulation of flour based gluten free bread can improve its quality [3].
Cellulose acetate phthalate is compatible with many plasticizers, including acetylated monoglyceride, butyl phthalybutyl glycolate, dibutyl tartrate, diethyl phthalate, dimethyl phthalate, ethyl phthalylethyl glycolate, glycerin; propylene glycol, triacetin, triacetin citrate, and tripropionin.
Mattil, KF, Sims, RJ, "The Glycerolysis of Fat in Tertiary Aromatic Nitrogenous Bases to Increase Monoglyceride Yield.
A triglyceride or molecules under prolonged exposure to oxygen and heat will become diglycerides and one free fatty acid or a monoglyceride and two free fatty acids or potentially three free fatty acids [4].
Lee JY, Kim YS and DH Shin Antimicrobial effects of linoleic acid and monoglyceride against Bacillus cereus and Staphylococcus aureus.
When testing at 150 N loads, 10% monoglyceride additive has no impact on wear resistance characteristics of lard but increase the wear at rapeseed lubricants.
Polypropylene fibers and devices that include a fatty acid monoglyceride added to the polypropylene as a melt additive are described in this recently issued patent.