monoacylglycerol

<biochemistry> Glycerol with an acyl moiety esterified to position 1 (i.e., 1-monoacylglycerol) or position 2 (i.e., 2-monoacylglycerol); an intermediate in the degradation and synthesis of lipids; 2 monoacylglycerols are a major end product of triacylglycerol degradation. ... Monoacylglycerol acyltransferase, an intestinal enzyme that cataly...
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monoacylglycerol

Type: Term Pronunciation: mon′ō-ās′il-glis′ĕr-ol Definitions: 1. Glycerol with an acyl moiety esterified to position 1 (1-monoacylglycerol) or position 2 (2-monoacylglycerol); an intermediate in the degradation and synthesis of lipids; 2-monoacylglycerols are a major end product of triacylglycerol degradation. Synon...
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