saponification


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sa·pon·i·fi·ca·tion

 (sə-pŏn′ə-fĭ-kā′shən)
n.
A reaction in which an ester is heated with an alkali, such as sodium hydroxide, producing a free alcohol and a carboxylate salt, especially alkaline hydrolysis of a fat or oil to make soap.
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Noun1.saponification - a chemical reaction in which an ester is heated with an alkali (especially the alkaline hydrolysis of a fat or oil to make soap)
chemical reaction, reaction - (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
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saponification

[səˌpɒnɪfɪˈkeɪʃn] nsaponificazione f
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This dried product contained hydroxylated oligomer and unreacted PET (low molecular weight) which were then separated by the procedure as described in our earlier study [19] and characterized for determination of saponification number, hydroxyl value as per ASTM methods and for molecular weight by GPC technique.
PF (Lactoplus) is manufactured by a saponification process where fatty acids (based on soybean oil) react with calcium hydroxide.
Oil pulling may improve oral cleansing through the processes of saponification and emulsification, thus enhancing the inhibition of plaque adherence and formation (Bekeleski, McCombs & Melvin, 2012).
Another aliquot was used for measuring the radioactivity incorporated into total liver lipids and into the nonsaponifiable fraction plus the fatty acids resulting from a previous saponification reaction with 10% (w/v) KOH in methanol at 85[degrees]C for 45 min.
CrossChem's state-of-the-art process and proprietary saponification technology produces a commercially available glycolic acid that is formaldehyde- and formic acid-free.
Derivatives can be produced using the acid functionality such as saponification, esterification, ethoxylation or amination, while derivatives based on the unsaturation include isomerization, dimerization, epoxidation and hydrogenation acids.
Tender - uniha - supply and mild soap soap by saponification - p16_004.
These bacteria produce lipases, enzymes which break down meibum lipids--a saponification process--giving rise to foamy tears, and for some, a stinging sensation.
With this disorder, necrosis is typically regional and limited to the peripancreatic fat, where liberated lipolytic enzymes induce saponification and necrosis, grossly visible as white, chalky masses.
The composition of acids in bitumen and in products from saponification of kerogen: Investigation of their role as connecting kerogen and mineral matrix.
This is achieved by using only food grade oils, by refraining from using any additives or preservatives, and by leaving the naturally occurring glycerin from the saponification process in the final product.
05 [micro]m < d < 5 [micro]m containing an ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer having an ethylene composition ratio of 20 to 50 mol % and a degree of saponification of 90% or more and at least one diene-based rubber composition layer containing 1 to 25 parts by weight of a silane-based coupling agent having a functional group reactive with rubber and having an aikoxysilyl group, based upon 100 parts by weight of the diene-based rubber and a pneumatic tire using the same as an inner liner.