arachidonic


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arachidonic

(ˌærəkɪˈdɒnɪk)
adj
related to arachidonic acid or the derivatives of arachidonic acid
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2] activation, reflected in up-regulation in arachidonic acid release, was associated with the concomitant increase in apoptosis, enhancement in PG[E.
The elderly male consumes more essential fatty acids including arachidonic acid, DHA and EPA than the young female.
Exposure of the cells to arachidonic acid, zymosan, Bacillus subtilis, conA, laminarin and E.
Linolenic acid as regulator of metabolism of arachidonic acid:dietary implications of the ratio, n-6:n-3 fatty acids.
Effect of exogenous arachidonic acid metabolites applied on round window membrane on hearing and their levels in the perilymph.
Biochemical assays have shown that the CYP2 enzymes, together, are able to metabolize many chemicals, including more than half of all frequently prescribed drugs, as well as some steroids and arachidonic acid, the major precursor of several classes of signal molecules including the prostaglandins.
The internal standard [heptadecanoic acid ethyl ester (E17:0)] and ethyl esters of palmitoleic acid (E16:1), palmitic acid (E16:0), linoleic acid (E18:2), oleic acid (E18:1), stearic acid (E18:0), and arachidonic acid (E20:4) were obtained from Sigma.
Two COX enzymes identified in the early 1990s transform arachidonic acid into prostaglandins, which are natural substances that can induce pain and inflammation.
These results clearly demonstrate that erucic acid crosses the BBB, similar to arachidonic acid, and is incorporated into specific lipid 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.