TITLE

squalene

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2058
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "squalene" is presented. It refers to an unsaturated carbohydrate present in shark-liver oil and some vegetable oils, and acts as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of cholesterol.
ACCESSION #
21246505

 

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