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myristate

Line breaks: myr|is¦tate
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌɪrɪsteɪt
 
, ˈmɪ-/

Definition of myristate in English:

noun

Chemistry
A salt or ester of myristic acid.
Example sentences
  • Cells were incubated in the presence of phorbol ester myristate to induce macrophage differentiation.
  • A molecule of chloesteryl myristate consists of mostly carbon and hydrogen atoms.
  • The main substrates are myristate and palmitate, which are produced by a fatty acid synthetase.

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