Definition of Squalene

1. Noun. (organic compound) A triterpene hydrocarbon found in shark liver oil and in human sebum; it plays a role in the biosynthesis of steroids. ¹



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Definition of Squalene

1. a chemical compound [n -S]

Medical Definition of Squalene

1. Chemical name: 2,6,10,14,18,22-Tetracosahexaene, 2,6,10,15,19,23-hexamethyl-, (all-E)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squalene

squadroned
squadroning
squadronmate
squadronmates
squadrons
squads
squail
squailed
squailer
squailers
squailing
squails
squaimous
squalamine
squalane
squalene (current term)
squalene-hopene cyclase
squalene cyclase
squalene epoxidase
squalene epoxidase-cyclase
squalene synthase
squalene synthetase
squalenes
squali
squalid
squalider
squalidest
squalidities
squalidity
squalidly

Literary usage of Squalene

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1. Tissue Culture: Plants : A Bibliography, January 1991-April 1993. by Henry Gilbert (1994)
"Complete Solubilization of the squalene synthetase enzyme activity was achieved ... The partially purified squalene synthetase protein was used to generate ..."

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