branched chain


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branched chain

n
(Chemistry) chem an open chain of atoms with one or more side chains attached to it. Compare straight chain
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Noun1.branched chain - an open chain of atoms with one or more side chains attached to it
open chain - a chain of atoms in a molecule whose ends are not joined to form a ring
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The fact that the disentanglement becomes more difficult with a branched chain as opposed to a smooth chain is due to the chain sliding.
Structure of fatty acids and lipids: Introduction; Fatty-acid nomenclature; Fatty acids--main structural features; Saturated acids; Monoene acids; Methylene-interrupted polyene acids; Other unsaturated acids; Branched chain and cyclic acids; Oxygenated acids; Halogenated fatty acids; Introduction to lipid structure; Acylglycerols; Wax esters; Glycosyldiacylglycerols; Phospholipids; Ether lipids; Sphingolipids.
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Rumen odd and branched chain fatty acids in relation to in vitro rumen volatile fatty acid productions and dietary characteristics of incubated substrates.