(biochem) a sulphur-containing fatty acid, regarded as an element of the vitamin B complex, minute amounts of which are required for carbohydrate metabolism
lipoic acid li·po·ic acid (lĭ-pō’ĭk)
An organic acid produced by cells of certain microorganisms and essential to oxidative decarboxylation of pyruvate to acetyl-CoA during metabolism. Also called factor II.
[li-pog-ruh-fee, lahy-] /lɪˈpɒg rə fi, laɪ-/ noun 1. unintentional omission in writing, as of a specific letter or syllable. /lɪˈpɒɡrəfɪ/ noun 1. the accidental omission of words or letters in writing
noun 1. a suspension of finely divided gold in a vegetable oil, used chiefly for gilding ceramic ware.
[li-kwid-i-tee] /lɪˈkwɪd ɪ ti/ noun 1. a state or quality. 2. the ability or ease with which assets can be converted into cash. /lɪˈkwɪdɪtɪ/ noun 1. the possession of sufficient liquid assets to discharge current liabilities 2. the state or quality of being liquid n. 1610s, “quality of being liquid,” from Late Latin liquiditatem (nominative […]
- Liquidity event
noun 1. the ending of an investor’s involvement in a business venture with a view to realizing a gain or loss from the investment noun See exit strategy