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esterification

 [es-ter″ĭ-fĭ-ka´shun]
conversion of an acid into an ester by combination with an alcohol and removal of a molecule of water.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

es·ter·i·fi·ca·tion

(es-ter'i-fi-kā'shŭn),
The process of forming an ester, as in the reaction of ethanol and acetic acid to form ethyl acetate.
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es·ter·i·fi·ca·tion

(es-ter'i-fi-kā'shŭn)
The process of forming an ester, as in the reaction of ethanol and acetic acid to form ethyl acetate.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

esterification

the formation of an ESTER.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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Study of esterification and transesterification in biodiesel production from used frying oils in a closed system.
It posted net sales of some EUR3.2m (USD4.2m) last year, exclusive of plant stanol ester production.Country: USASector: ChemicalsTarget: US esterification operationsBuyer: Pharmachem Laboratories Inc, Avoca Inc Vendor: Raisio Plc Type: DivestmentStatus: Closed
19 April 2013 - Finnish food and animal feeds manufacturer Raisio Plc (HEL:RAIVV) said Friday it had sold its US esterification plant to US extraction products and services provider Avoca Inc (PINK:AVOA), part of Pharmachem Laboratories Inc.
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