unsaponifiable

un·saponifiable

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  • Unsaponifiable — Unsaponifiables are components of an oil, fat, wax, etc. that do not saponify. Unsaponifiables are important when creating a soap recipe in the process of soapmaking. Unsaponifiables can be beneficial to a soap formula, because they may have… …   Wikipedia

  • unsaponifiable — un·sa·pon·i·fi·able sə .pän ə fī ə bəl adj incapable of being saponified used esp. of the portion of oils and fats other than the glycerides <unsaponifiable fractions such as steroids or vitamin A> …   Medical dictionary

  • unsaponifiable — “+ adjective : incapable of being saponified used especially of the portion of oils and fats other than the glycerides unsaponifiable fractions such as steroids or vitamins A …   Useful english dictionary

  • unsaponifiable — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • unsaponifiable — adjective not able to be saponified; used of those lipids (such as steroids) that are not glycerides …   Wiktionary

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  • Saponification — of a triglyceride with sodium hydroxide. Saponification is a process that produces soap, usually from fats and lye. In technical terms, saponification involves base (usually caustic soda NaOH) hydrolysis of triglycerides, which are esters of… …   Wikipedia

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