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Diacylglycerol
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Definition of Diacylglycerol
A synthetic oil with anti-obesity activity. The enzymatically synthesized isoform, 1,3-isoform diacylglycerol, is suggested to decrease formation of chylomicrons as well as shunting them directly to the liver through the portal vein where they are oxidized. Increased beta-oxidation may enhance body weight loss, suppress body fat accumulation and lower serum triacylglycerol levels through increasing satiety.

Diacylglycerol is from the group

Intracellular Second Messenger

Other Names for Diacylglycerol

Diacylglycerol

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