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Synonyms for acid

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Synonyms for acid

any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt

being sour to the taste

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having the characteristics of an acid

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The Effect of Gamma-linolenic Acid on Human Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy: A Double-blind Placebo-controlled Trial', Diabetic Medicine, 7:319, 1990.
As we now understand, the properties of evening primrose oil are attributable to its gamma-linolenic acid content.
Dietary supplementation with gamma-linolenic acid alters fatty acid content and eicosanoid production in healthy humans.
Xanthigen is a patent-pending composition standardized to two synergistic anti-obesity compounds, fucoxanthin (from brown seaweed) and punicic acid (a unique gamma-linolenic acid from pomegranate seed oil).
BCSO contains 48% linoleicacid, 14% alpha-Iinolenicacid, and 13% gamma-linolenic acid.
Skin lacks the enzymes needed to convert most typical EFAs into prostaglandins, but is able to easily utilize the rare EFA gamma-linolenic acid.
Our test revealed Amanda was low in zinc and vitamin C (for healthy skin and a strong immune system), gamma-linolenic acid or GLA (which helps PMS and period problems) and vitamin B5 (which strengthens nerves and helps make anti-stress hormones).
Spirulina also contains high concentrations of the antioxidant beta carotene, iron, vitamin B-12, and the rare gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), an essential fatty acid for cellular health.
This particular review focused on supplements claiming to contain alpha-linoleic acid (ALA) or gamma-linolenic acid (GLA).
To understand the in vivo metabolism of dietary gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), we supplemented the diets of 29 volunteers with GLA in doses of 1.
However, the amount of gamma-linolenic acid used in that study was only 216 mg per day, which is less than one-quarter the amount used in the present study.
2004) Eicosapentaenoic acid and gamma-linolenic acid increase hippocampal concentrations of IL-4 and IL-10 and abrogate lipopolysaccharide-induced inhibition of long-term potentiation.
Natural source of gamma-linolenic acid which forms prostaglandins - regulators of many bodily functions.
The prescription Liprostin(TM) might be potentate when supplemented with gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) the precursor to PGE-1 and omega-3 fatty acids in a nonprescription formulation.
Sonova 400 is a source of gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which studies have shown to be an effective anti-inflammatory and skin health agent.
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