Definition of oleate in English:

oleate

Line breaks: ole¦ate
Pronunciation: /ˈəʊlɪət
 
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noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester of oleic acid.
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    • When incubations were carried out with [1 - C] acetate, the main fatty acids labelled were palmitate, oleate, linoleate, and linolenate (results not shown).
    • The RE values shown in the following figures are defined as the sums of RE peaks 5, 6 and 7, corresponding to retinyl linoleate, retinyl oleate and palmitate and retinyl stearate.
    • A number of sclerosing agents such as polidocanol, sodium tetradecyl sulphate, sodium morrhuate, ethanolamine oleate and ethyl alcohol have been widely used for this purpose.

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