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OBO ID: CHEBI:142940
Term Name: dihexadecanoylglycerol Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • DG 16:0_16:0
  • dihexadecanoylglycerol
  • dipalmitoylglycerol
  • glycerol dihexadecanoate
  • glycerol dipalmitate
Definition: A diglyceride that is glycerol in which any two of the hydroxy groups have undergone formal esterification by condensation with hexadecanoic (palmitic) acid. Formula C35H68O5. For the structure shown, either R1 = H and R2 = hexadecanoyl or R1 = hexadecanoyl and R2 = H.
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Ontology: Chebi
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