butyrin

[n] - any of three glycerides of butyric acid
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Butyrin

Bu'ty┬Ěrin noun (Physiol. Chem.) A butyrate of glycerin; a fat contained in small quantity in milk, which helps to give to butter its peculiar flavor.
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butyrin

noun any of three glycerides of butyric acid
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Butyrin

• (n.) A butyrate of glycerin; a fat contained in small quantity in milk, which helps to give to butter its peculiar flavor.
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butyrin

butyrin 1. A colorless liquid or oil found in butter and formed from butanoic acid and glycerol. 2. Butter fat contributing to the characteristic flavor of butter.
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Butyrin

Butyrin, also known as tributyrin, is a triglyceride naturally present in butter. It is an ester composed of butyric acid and glycerol. Among other things, it is used as an ingredient in making margarine. It is present in butter and can be described as a liquid fat with an acrid taste. Tributyrin is also used in microbiological laboratories to ide...
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