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triacylglycerol

 [tri-as″il-glis´er-ol]
the systematic chemical name for triglyceride.

tri·ac·yl·glyc·er·ol

(trī-as'il-glis'ĕr-ol),
Glycerol esterified at each of its three hydroxyl groups by a fatty (aliphatic) acid; for example, tristearoylglycerol.
Synonym(s): triglyceride

tri·ac·yl·glyc·er·ol

(trī-as'il-glis'ĕr-ol)
Glycerol esterified at each of its three hydroxyl groups by a fatty (aliphatic) acid.
Synonym(s): triglyceride.

triacylglycerol

TG; most fat in excess of requirements is stored in adipose tissue in this form; the systematic chemical name for triglyceride.

triacylglycerol lipase (LPS)
produced primarily by the pancreas and in smaller quantities by the gastric and intestinal mucosa. Determination of serum levels is used to detect acute necrosis of pancreatic acinar cells. Called also steapsin, lipase, triglyceride lipase.

Patient discussion about triacylglycerol

Q. Improving High Triglycerides I take Tricor for high triglyceride levels; I have a healthy level of total cholesterol, with low LDL, very good HDL. I am now being treated for hypothyroidism, but my doctor says that it's also genetic (I had almost the exact same level number as my brother). How can I work to get my triglycerides under control?

A. High level of triglycerides are generally both genetic and diet related. If you are consuming a high fat containing diet then your level of triglycerides will be increased. On the other hand, regardless of your good cholesterol levels, if you start lowering the amount of fat in your food (less oil, less sweets, less red meat) and combine it with physical activity you can lower your triglycerides level, especially if you are already on medications.

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Phospholipid and triacylglycerol fatty acid compositions from various development stages of Melanogryllus desertus Pall.
In the current study, the volunteers receiving high MUFA oils (peanut and olive) experienced no significant change in their levels of HDL, LDL and triacylglycerol.
Quercetin inhibits intracellular triacylglycerol production in differentiated hamster sebocytes (Figure 3B), a result which is supported by Casaschi et al.
The data obtained from this investigation show that alcohol consumption increases serum glucose, triacylglycerol and blood pressure (Table 2), and these present observations agree with earlier isolated reports on the effect of alcohol on blood glucose (1,16), serum triacylglycero (12), and blood pressure (3,8).
The material in a fat sample that does not form a soap is not part of a triacylglycerol and would, therefore, depress fat purity and quality.
The various detectors are successful for triacylglycerol analyses in which chromatographic standards are available for the triacylglycerol, or in which structures can be identified by theoretical carbon number or equivalent carbon length.
In this study, the quantities of stored triacylglycerol and glycogen and the activities of 12 enzymes were quantified in isofemale lines of several species of Drosophila.
The regular intake of this type of fat tends to increase the levels of total cholesterol (TC), lowdensity lipoprotein (LDL), and triacylglycerols (TAGs) (AHA, 2000).
Examination of triacylglycerol biosynthetic pathways via de novo transcriptomic and proteomic analyses in an unsequenced microalga.
Fats are allocated to the formation of a new carapace during the molting stage and are transferred into eggs; as this occurs, triacylglycerol levels drop.
A significant association has also been identified among polymorphic conformations of promoter I of ACACA gene and back fat thickness, triacylglycerol content and fatty acid composition of longissimus dorsi muscle, in various beef breeds (Zhang et al.
After 6 weeks of treatment, the LBE was shown to significantly reduce fasting plasma concentrations of non-esterified fatty acids and plasma triacylglycerol gain to a greater extent than RGZ.