Linoleic


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Li`no´le`ic

    (lĭ`nō´lė`ĭk)
a.1.(Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, linoleum, or linseed oil; specifically (Chem.), designating an organic acid, a thin yellow oil, found combined as a salt of glycerin in oils of linseed, poppy, hemp, and certain nuts.
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It's all down to those omega-6s, which are converted to linoleic acid in the body.
hybrids of different genotypes (LO = normal, linoleic acid, HO = high oleic acid) was examined in two different crop years (2012 and 2013) in Eastern Hungary (North latitude: 47o5' East longitude: 21o4') on calcareous chernozem soil.
Fats and oils induce satiety, provide energy value, provide essential fatty acids {such as linoleic n-6 (LA n-6) and alpha-linolenic n-3 (ALA n-3)} and promote absorption of fat-soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K).
Linoleic acid (part of the omega fatty acids group) plays a critical role in normal skin function and appearance, particularly in structural integrity and barrier function.
The potential additive considered here is conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), discovered in the 1980s [3].
Risk of heart disease and diabetes may be lowered by a diet higher in a lipid found in grapeseed and other oils, but not in olive oil, suggests a study in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, which found that men and women with higher linoleic acid levels tend to have less heart-threatening fat nestled between their vital organs, more lean body mass, and less inflammation--and higher linoleic acid levels also meant lower likelihood of insulin resistance, a precursor to diabetes.
with variations of oleic and linoleic acid, according to the production season, spring and winter (RAD, ZANDI, 2012).
The level of retained linoleic acid and the production of 7-ketocholesterol in the emulsion were determined by gas chromatography and high-performance liquid chromatography, as a way to monitor the degree of oxidation.
Intravenous lipids provide nonprotein calories and the essential fatty acids linoleic acid (an omega-6 fatty acid) and alpha-linoleic acid (an omega-3 fatty acid).
The fatty acid composition of the samples from leg, shoulder, rib, and breast parts of cold carcasses after slaughtering were analyzed for total saturated fatty acid (SFA), unsaturated fatty acid (MUFA), polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA), and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA).
TEHRAN (FNA)- New research of old data suggests that using vegetable oils high in linoleic acid failed to reduce heart disease and overall mortality even though the intervention reduced cholesterol levels.
Forty-eight adults (mean age, 24 years) with chronic, severe atopic dermatitis (eczema) were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, 3 g/day of linoleic acid from 4.