linolenic acid

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a liquid polyunsaturated fatty acid that occurs in some plant oils

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And several powdered formulas--Isomil, Similac, Gerber, amd Carnation--have virtually no linolenic acid.
Raising soybeans with improved compositional traits such as low linolenic acid represents the future for our growers.
The relationships of total plasma PUFAs, n-3 FA, linolenic acid, n-6 FA, linoleic acid, and arachidonic acid with change in creatinine clearance from baseline to follow-up was examined using multivariate linear regression models adjusted for covariates, including education, cigarette smoking (pack-years), MMSE score, energy intake, alcohol intake, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, cancer, cardiovascular disease, and hypertension (Table 2).
Soybeans that contain low linolenic acid content result in more stable oil that does not require hydrogenation.
In fact, our bodies also need gamma linolenic acid (GLA), and omega-6 fat that isn't found in either flax or fish oils.
Soybeans typically produce oil with seven percent linolenic acid.
The researchers learned that mayolenes are derived from a common fatty substance, linolenic acid.
Its oil has half the linolenic acid found in commercial varieties.
The weight percent of linoleic acid (18:2n--6), linolenic acid (18:3n--3), arachidonic acid (20:4n--6), docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n--3), and ten other acids, were determined using stearic acid (18:0) as a reference standard.
Stable frying oils need to have low levels of linolenic acid, more oleic acid and less linoleic acid, which is similar to what is found in hydrogenated oil.
They also contain calcium, potassium, zinc, selenium, folate and niacin, together with linolenic acid, which helps prevent hardening of the arteries.
Long-term, QUALISOY plans to develop a pipeline of enhanced compositional traits that improve the health attributes of soybean oil and soybean meal, such as lower saturated fat, reduced linolenic acid levels and higher metabolizable energy levels in soy meal.
Normally, these chemicals are manufactured from linolenic acid - a fatty acid found in nuts, seeds and vegetable oils - but in some people the conversion process fails.