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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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2007) inhibited simultaneously COX-2 and 5-LOX pathways of arachidonic acid in human lung cancer cells with drug combinations and concluded that COX and LOX together are more potent in suppression of proliferation and stimulation of cell death.
Effect of dietary arachidonic acid levels on growth and fatty acid composition of gilthead sea bream, Sparus aurata larvae.
Several subjects also showed decreased platelet aggregation with the agonists, collagen and arachidonic acid (a total of 6 and 7 subjects, respectively).
Analysis of the same data with platelet aggregometry showed a highly significant reduction of platelet aggregation in response to activation with arachidonic acid (p=0.
Arachidonic acid is considered to be a receptor-independent NADPH oxidase activator, as is PMA.
Effect of exogenous arachidonic acid metabolites applied on round window membrane on hearing and their levels in the perilymph.
The infant formula is iron-fortified and contains two fatty acids, docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic acid (ARA), which are naturally found in breast milk and have been linked with improved brain and visual development in babies.
Two COX enzymes identified in the early 1990s transform arachidonic acid into prostaglandins, which are natural substances that can induce pain and inflammation.
Further, erucic acid was targeted for esterification into cholesteryl ester and triglyceride pools, whereas arachidonic acid was targeted for esterification into phospholipid pools.
Chemistry professor Daisuke Uemura told the 2000 International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies hosted by the American Chemical Society (ACS) that his team found that arachidonic acid and a-linolenic acid in sea urchins attract crown-of-thorns starfish.
Martek's nutritional oils containing docosahexaenoic acid ("DHA") and arachidonic acid ("ARA") oils are vegetable oils containing two essential long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids which are fundamental building blocks of the brain and the retina.
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.
The investigators suggest that breast milk may support neurologic development by providing omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids such as docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic acid, which are not found in infant formula.