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An ester formed between one or more fatty acids and glycerol. Glycerides are found in plant oils and animal fats.


(Chemistry) any fatty-acid ester of glycerol


(ˈglɪs əˌraɪd, -ər ɪd)

an ester of glycerol and a fatty acid. Compare triglyceride.
[1860–65; glycer (in) + -ide]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glyceride - an ester of glycerol and fatty acids that occurs naturally as fats and fatty oilsglyceride - an ester of glycerol and fatty acids that occurs naturally as fats and fatty oils; "fresh fats contain glycerides of fatty acids and very little free acid"
animal oil - any oil obtained from animal substances
fat - a soft greasy substance occurring in organic tissue and consisting of a mixture of lipids (mostly triglycerides); "pizza has too much fat"
triglyceride - glyceride occurring naturally in animal and vegetable tissues; it consists of three individual fatty acids bound together in a single large molecule; an important energy source forming much of the fat stored by the body
glyceryl ester - an ester of glycerol
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00 (Nylon 6/12 (and) olive glycerides (and) ceramide 3 Phase D Preservative q.
1) The glycerides are first hydrolyzed to FFA (2) The FFA and methanol are esterified to produce FAME.
This RMP exhibits acceptable selectivity and specificity for the analyte and it can be used to accurately quantify total glycerides in fresh-frozen and lyophilized serum samples.
0 wt% of a hydrolysis stabilizer consisting of epoxidized fatty acid glycerides with a mean molecular weight of at least 425 g/mol.
The transesterification was conducted near the boiling point of the alcohol because above the boiling point, presence of alkaline catalyst causes the glycerides to saponificate fast before the process completes [17].
Abstract In this article, a new synthetic approach for the modification of partial glycerides (PG) obtained from sunflower oil with thermally curable benzoxazine units and its potential use as a coating material are described.
Common emulsifiers: lecithin (often made from soybeans), alginates (chemical salts found in algae), and glycerides (syrupy chemicals found in alcohols).
Product claims: "Milk proteins and milk glycerides keep the body silky smooth.
Tycoon Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Vie cosmetics company uses milk proteins and milk glycerides in its Shiro moisturising range.
Palm oil has a high solid glycerides content, which make it semi-solid.
But ARS scientists want to exploit its plant esters, glycerides, and phospholipids.
The method involves squeezing wood chips at high pressure and analyzing the resultant exudate for its glycerides content by an enzymatic colorimetric test.