fatty acid

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any of a class of aliphatic monocarboxylic acids that form part of a lipid molecule and can be derived from fat by hydrolysis

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8 mmol/L per hour for suppression of nonesterified fatty acid levels (P less than .
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of different levels of forage and concentrates diets on the metabolism of glucose AY-hydroxybutyrate (BOHB) and nonesterified fatty acid (NEFA) in livers of nonlactating goats.
However, based on recent estimates, an increment on plasma nonesterified fatty acids (NEFA) during the periparturient period would be associate to a negligible reduction (an increase of 100 [micro]eq/dL in NEFA would be expected to reduce BC by only 0.
They found that sleep restriction did not affect basal levels of glucose, nonesterified fatty acids, insulin, or endogenous glucose production.
insulin resistance at the level of the adipocyte) because nonesterified fatty acids and glycerol were within normal limits.
The topics range from more common--the analysis of the traditional lipid moieties through apolipoproteins and lipid oxidation--to less common aspects--lecithin-cholesterol transferase protein, low-density lipoprotein (LDL) receptors, and nonesterified fatty acids.
Nonesterified fatty acids are present in the blood bound to albumin.