acylglycerol


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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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2014) assessed the effects of re-esterified palm oils through fatty acid positional distribution within acylglycerol molecules and the acylglycerol compositions on the evolution of postprandial lipemia and growth performance in broiler chicks.
Starvation depresses acylglycerol biosynthesis in bovine subcutaneous but not intramuscular adipose tissue homogenates.
PA is a simplistic form of diacyl-glycerophospholipids, and is a vital cell lipid acting as a biosynthetic precursor for the materialization (directly or indirectly) of all acylglycerol lipids in the cell (Foster et al.