"Esterification" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The process of converting an acid into an alkyl or aryl derivative. Most frequently the process consists of the reaction of an acid with an alcohol in the presence of a trace of mineral acid as catalyst or the reaction of an acyl chloride with an alcohol. Esterification can also be accomplished by enzymatic processes.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Esterification" by people in Profiles.
Palmitate potentiation of glucose-induced insulin release: a study using 2-bromopalmitate. Metabolism. 2003 Oct; 52(10):1367-71.
Anaerobic oxidation of n-dodecane by an addition reaction in a sulfate-reducing bacterial enrichment culture. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2000 Dec; 66(12):5393-8.