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Tristearoylglycerol; the triacylglycerol of stearic acid present in solid animal fats and in some vegetable fats; source of stearic acid; commercial stearin also contains some palmitic acid.
stearin (stē′ă-rĭn) [Gr. stear, fat]
A white crystalline solid in animal and vegetable fats; C3H5(CH3(CH2)16 COOH)3; any of the esters of glycerol and stearic acid, specifically glyceryl tristearate. One of the commonest fats in the body, esp. the solid ones. It breaks down into stearic acid and glycerol.
a substance common in mammalian fat. Formed from the reaction of stearic acid with glycerol. See also olein
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To colour mask the fumarate, we coated it with stearine
containing titanium dioxide, a typical food-grade white pigment.
Andiroba, also known as the Guiana crabwood (Carapa guianensis), a Brazilian mahogany, yielding oily seeds used by natives for insect bites and commercially for the soap scrubs, stearine
29,700 Free fatty acid 4,950 PT Uni Selatan Fatty acid 44,550 184,680 Terbit Glycerine 5,445 Source: Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM)/Data Consult