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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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5mM/L Accumetric Arachidonic acid VerifyNow [greater than or 29 0 equal to] 20% decline from baseline (% of patients)
Effect of arachidonic acid on proliferation, cytokines production and pleiotropic genes expression in Jurkat cells-A comparison with oleic acid.
Thrombo-elastogram analysis before aspirin therapy Arachidonic acid K value Angle MA Sample No.
3]H]arachidonic acid, we demonstrated that the stimulatory effect of the LPS on the acinar cell arachidonic acid release was susceptible to inhibition by MAFP, a specific inhibitor of cPL[A.
He said 30 grams of coral contain about 1 milligram of arachidonic acid, but coral does not normally release the acid unless it is damaged.
2[Alpha]] production depends on the hydrolysis of esterified arachidonic acid (from membrane phospholipid) which yields unesterified arachidonic acid.
The text mainly focuses on the production of the long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, Arachidonic acid, and Docosahexaenoinc acid.
15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Arachidonic Acid (ARA) Industry Report 2014 " report to their offering.
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), an omega-3 fatty acid, has an anti-inflammatory effect, which results from the fact that it is an alternative substrate to arachidonic acid (an omega-6 fatty acid) in prostaglandin and leukotriene biosynthesis.
As can be seen in the flow chart, omega-6 fats can convert to arachidonic acid in the body.
They discuss their prevalence, pathophysiology, and existing therapeutic options; what constitutes a lipid and how it is broken down to generate biologically active mediators; mediators like arachidonic acid, platelet-activating factor, and lysophosphatidic acid, how they act, and their role in airway inflammation; the products of arachidonic acid metabolism, such as leukotrienes, prostaglandins, epieicosatrienoic acid, and oxoeicosatetraenoic acid; anti-inflammatory lipid mediators such as lipoxin and drug discovery efforts to mimic lipoxin action; enzymes that affect the process of lipid mediator synthesis, their biology, and drug discovery efforts; the role of sphingosine and ceramide; and kinases.
Some dietary fats, such as arachidonic acid (AA), found in vegetable oils, promote inflammation.
The health claim rejected by the Commission, "Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and arachidonic acid (ARA) contribute to the optimal brain development of infants and young children," may be used for only the first 6 months after the entry into force (May 26, 2011) of this Regulation.
There was no significant difference in the content of most fatty acids between the two breeds, with the exception of arachidonic acid and cis-11,14,17-eicosatrienoic acid.
The inhibition of various enzymes of the arachidonic acid cascade, among these the lipoxygenases and the cyclooxygenases, might be a possible target.