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The hydrolysis of esters using hot sodium hydroxide solution to produce the salt of a carboxylic acid. Usually saponification refers to the hydrolysis of esters of fatty acids to manufacture soaps.
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1801, from French saponification, from saponifier, from Modern Latin saponificare, from sapon- "soap" (see soap (n.)) + -ficare, from Latin facere "to make, do" (see factitious).
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By saponification (deesterification) of high methoxyl pectins, low methoxyl pectins are produced.
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(n) a chemical reaction in which an ester is heated with an alkali (especially the alkaline hydrolysis of a fat or oil to make soap)
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Illustrated Glossary of Organic Chemistry Saponification: The process in which a triacylglyceride is reacted with aqueous hydroxide ion to form a mixture of glycerol and fatty acid salts (soaps). The [..]
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Chemical reaction which causes development of a soapy film on the substrate, causing peeling of a coating from the surface.
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A saponification reaction is the reverse of the esterification reaction. The term "saponification" is normally only used in the context of the making of soaps from the reaction.
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The process in which a paint binder, under moist and alkaline conditions, becomes transparent or discolored.
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a chemical reaction in which esters of fatty acids react with a strong base to produce glycerol and a fatty acid salt; the process that is used to make soap
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The chemical process of forming a soap. More particularly a deterioration by softening of caused by the action of aqueous alkali on fatty-acid constituents.
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Saponification is a process that involves the conversion of fat, oil, or lipid, into soap and alcohol by the action of aqueous alkali (e.g. NaOH). Soaps are salts of fatty acids, which in turn are car [..]
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  Conversion into soap.
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The reaction between a caustic alkali (lye) and the fatty acids in a vegetable oil or animal fat that results in soap.
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(chemistry) The hydrolysis of an ester under basic conditions to form an alcohol and the salt of the acid. The reaction of a metallic alkali (base) with a fat or oil to form soap.
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