unsaturated fatty acid


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Noun1.unsaturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain can absorb additional hydrogen atoms
fatty acid - any of a class of aliphatic monocarboxylic acids that form part of a lipid molecule and can be derived from fat by hydrolysis; fatty acids are simple molecules built around a series of carbon atoms linked together in a chain of 12 to 22 carbon atoms
monounsaturated fatty acid - an unsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has one double or triple valence bond per molecule; found chiefly in olive oil and chicken and almonds
polyunsaturated fatty acid - an unsaturated fatty acid whose carbon chain has more than one double or triple valence bond per molecule; found chiefly in fish and corn and soybean oil and safflower oil
ricinoleic acid - an oily fatty acid found in castor oil and used in soap
elaeostearic acid, eleostearic acid - a crystalline unsaturated fatty acid
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The basis for this discrepancy is unclear but may be that the tallow had higher digestibility because of the position and distribution of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids on the triglyceride molecules within the tallow (Bracco, 1994; Ramirez et al.
The predominant saturated fatty acid was palmitic acid while the predominant unsaturated fatty acid was oleic acid.
Unsaturated fatty acids were calculated as UFA = [SIGMA]% (MUFA + PUFA).
FAD2 is an enzyme that changes oleic acid, another unsaturated fatty acid, into linoleic acid which is necessary for normal growth of mammals.
In contact with atmospheric oxygen, the unsaturated fatty acid derivatives these contain can easily oxidize, and light, heat and pressure make biofuels rancid within a short time, leading to short-chained fatty acids and insoluble polymers in the biodiesel.
49% has most rate of unsaturated fatty acid in these two grapes.
Similarly, the most abundant unsaturated fatty acid was linoleic acid, while the total unsaturated fatty acids constituted 50% and 56.
DHA is a long-chain highly unsaturated fatty acid with six double bonds.
05) in the content of saturated fatty acid (SFA) for T1, T2 and T3 treatments resulted in an increased unsaturated fatty acid (USFA) to SFA ratio compared to CON.
It can be said presence of unsaturated fatty acid plus antioxidant causes significant decrease of [w.
The China Biochemistry Industry Association Seal Oil Committee was established to evaluate the merits of Seal Oil and unsaturated fatty acid (Omega 3) compounds in treating various diseases including, but not limited to Heart Disease, Blood pressure, Stroke, Mental illness, Diabetes II, Prostate disease, Psoriasis, Chemical liver injury, and to lower levels of blood lipids.