polyunsaturated fatty acid


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an unsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has more than one double or triple valence bond per molecule

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In conclusion, our results allow to determine a great variability in the polyunsaturated fatty acid composition in boar spermatozoa from both herds.
The odds ratios (95% CI) for the MetS in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th quartiles of the n6 polyunsaturated fatty acid class were 1.
Less than 10% of the polyunsaturated fatty acids do not suffer biohydrogenation process in the rumen in such way that the products of the digestion that reach the small intestine are, basically, saturate fatty acids (palmitic and stearic acids), small amounts of monounsaturated fatty acids, and of small amounts of polyunsaturated fatty acids and microbial lipids (Oliveira et al.
Effect of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in patients with chronic heart failure (the GISSI-HF trial): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial Lancet 2008; Published online August 31st 2008.
As a baby's brain grows, its cerebral cortex hungrily takes in DHA and other polyunsaturated fatty acids.
Because they produce oxidizing free radicals, several polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) -- including linoleic -- can kill cells (SN: 5/21/88, p.
Dr Lattka states that "the fetal contribution of long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids of the omega-6 series is more relevant than expected; fetal DHA concentrations depend on maternal and fetal metabolism", and concludes that "the amount of DHA transmitted to the fetus through the placenta might be crucial for fetal development".
The aim was to see if a combination of glucosamine sulfate (1500 mg/day) and the omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids EPA and DHA (group A), showed equivalence (noninferiority) or superiority as opposed to glucosamine sulfate alone (group B).
Last year, they identified the mystery substance as slightly altered forms of linoleic acid -- an slightly altered forms of linoleic acid -- an essential polyunsaturated fatty acid (SN: 1/9/88, p.
Found naturally in breast milk, DHA, along with another polyunsaturated fatty acid called ARA (arachidonic acid), are important building blocks of a baby's brain and eyes.
Total polyunsaturated fatty acid, total monounsaturated fatty acid, and total saturated fatty acids contributed to 11.
A case-cohort study (N = 244) was also conducted in which risk of IA by polyunsaturated fatty acid content of erythrocyte membranes (as a percentage of total lipids) was examined.
It is widely regarded as the most important omega -3 polyunsaturated fatty acid.
CLA 750 is a unique optical isomer of the polyunsaturated fatty acid linoleic acid.