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.
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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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Glyceryl monostearate (GMS) and tristearin were the two lipids that were screened for suitability to the microemulsion method using the same concentrations.
Tristearin, stearic triglyceride (tristearin), was provided by Fluka (Buchs, Switzerland).
The lipids are pure triglycerides (tristearin, tripalmitin, trimyristin, etc.), long-chain alcohols (cetyl alcohol), waxes (bees wax, cetyl palmitate), and sterols (cholesterol) [45].
and tristearin. A standard prepared with monostearin and vanillin was used to determine the response factor of the refractive index detector for quantification.