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Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

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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GlaxoSmithKline's prescription formulation of the omega oils eicosapentaenoic acid plus docosahexanoic acid Lovaza has shown strong growth and is positioned to record blockbuster sales in 2011.
The product description notes that it is a combination of ethyl esters of eicosapentanoic acid (EPA-approximately 465 mg) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA-approximately 375 mg).
Superba krill oil contains eicosapentanoic acid (EPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA) phospholipids which have published clinical trials showing functionality supporting human health in a broad range of areas.
LC [omega]-3 PUFAs supplementation causes a marked increase in the eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA) content with a concomitant reduction in arachidonic acid in the membranes of cells, especially in the membranes of platelets, erythrocytes, neutrophils, monocytes and liver cells (24,25).
It is postulated that in individuals who develop schizophrenia there is an accelerated rate of loss of unsaturated fatty acids, notably arachidonic acid (AA), docosahexanoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentanoic acid (EPA).
Docosahexanoic (DHA) and eicosapentanoic acids (EPA) are omega-3 fatty acids which are derived from marine sources.
The geneticists will be able to create new oilseed varieties containing oils enriched in the omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA).
Topics include fortification of foods with eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexanoic acid, fat substitutes, trans fatty acids and trans-free lipids, the actions of conjugated linoleic acid in human subjects, extraction and purification of fatty acids, and physical properties of lipids.
For example, a rapid decline in the placental delivery of essential fatty acids arachidonic acid and docosahexanoic acid is expected (Crawford 2000).