glycerolysis


glycerolysis
Any reaction of an ester with glycerol, but especially the reaction of triglycerides with glycerol to form monoglycerides and diglycerides

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  • Glycerolysis — In organic chemistry, Glycerolysis is the process of breaking a chemical bond with the use of glycerin. These reactions are often catalyzed by the addition of an acid or base. Glycerolysis is a special case of transesterification.The process may… …   Wikipedia

  • glycerolysis — /glis euh rol euh sis/, n., pl. glycerolyses / seez /. chemical decomposition resulting from the interaction of a compound and glycerol. [GLYCERO(L) + LYSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • glycerolysis — /glis euh rol euh sis/, n., pl. glycerolyses / seez /. chemical decomposition resulting from the interaction of a compound and glycerol. [GLYCERO(L) + LYSIS] …   Useful english dictionary


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