tristearin


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tri·ste·a·rin

 (trī-stē′ə-rĭn, -stîr′ĭn)
n.
A colorless, odorless, tasteless solid ester of glycerol and stearic acid, C57H110O6, found in most animal and vegetable fats and used in the manufacture of soaps, candles, and adhesives and for textile sizing. Also called stearin.

tristearin

(traɪˈstɪərɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for stearin
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Noun1.tristearin - a triglyceride of stearic acid
glyceryl ester - an ester of glycerol
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Later, among various lipids and non-lipids tested, it was found that in addition to the above two phospholipids, cardiolipin was the most effective activating lipids, and tripalmitin and tristearin were less effective.
The lipids can be saturated hydrocarbons, fatty acids such as stearic acid, or glycerides such as tristearin, polyisoprenoids, or cholesterol.