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Noun1.acylglycerol - an ester of glycerol and fatty acids that occurs naturally as fats and fatty oilsacylglycerol - 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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Identification, cloning, expression, and purification of three novel human calcium-independent phospholipase A(2) family members possessing triacylglycerol lipase and acylglycerol transacylase activities.
It has been estimated that for the production of monoesters during enzymatic acylglycerol synthesis, a polar solvent with log P value below 1 is favorable, while for the production of triesters it is better to choose a non-polar solvent with a high log P value.
Bacillus sphaericus, Bacillus stearothermophilus, Bacillus thermocatenulatus, Bacillus thermoleovorans, Candida rugosa, Candida thermophila, GeoBacillus thermoleovorans Toshki, Pseudomonas tragi, Staphylococcus xylosus, and Sulfolobus solfataricus Acylglycerol lipase 3.