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, glycerine (glis'e-rin) (e-ren?) [Gr. glykeros, sweet + -ine]
C3H8O3; a trihydric alcohol, trihydroxy-propane, present in chemical combination in all fats. It is a syrupy colorless liquid, soluble in all proportions in water and alcohol. It is made commercially by the hydrolysis of fats, esp. during the manufacture of soap, and is used extensively as a solvent, a preservative, and an emollient in various skin diseases.
Synonym: glycerol
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The fed rooster assay based on Sibbald (1976) was used to determine the dry matter digestibility, AMEn and TMEn of the two sources of crude glycerine. Crude glycerines used in this experiment were obtained from large (CGI) and medium scale (CG2) plants located in the Southern Thailand.
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The news service noted that the JV will also offer glycerine, a byproduct of biodiesel.
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The corporation is also expected to make money from the glycerine which is a by-product of the fuel making process.
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The site currently offers six of Dow's highest-volume epoxy resins plus glycerine. Specification sheets are also available.
The Dow Chemical Company, tel:+1 517 636 3369, have increased the purity of synthetic glycerine, produced at the company's facility in Stade, Germany.