oleic acid


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oleic acid

n.
An oily liquid monounsaturated fatty acid, C18H34O2, occurring in animal and vegetable oils and used in making soap.
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oleic acid

(əʊˈliːɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless oily liquid unsaturated acid occurring, as the glyceride, in almost all natural fats used in making soaps, ointments, cosmetics, and lubricating oils. Formula: CH3(CH2)7CH:CH(CH2)7COOH. Systematic name: cis-9-octadecenoic acid
[C19 oleic, from Latin oleum oil + -ic]
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ole′ic ac′id


n.
a colorless, odorless, liquid unsaturated acid, C18H34O2, used esp. in the manufacture of soap.
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Noun1.oleic acid - a colorless oily liquid occurring as a glyceride; it is the major fatty acid in olive oil and canola oil; used in making soap and cosmetics and ointments and lubricating oils
canola, canola oil - vegetable oil made from rapeseed; it is high in monounsaturated fatty acids
olive oil - oil from olives
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
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The (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022283617301997) study , published in the Journal of Molecular Biology, found oleic acid prevents a cell protein Musashi2 (MSI2), from blocking the production of microRNA-7 (miR-7) - a cell molecule found in brain tissue that prevents cancer-causing proteins from growing. (https://www.spandidos-publications.com/10.3892/ijo.2014.2322) Previous research  shows miR-7 has been effective in inhibiting the growth of the fastest and most lethal brain tumors, known as glioblastomas.
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High oxidative stability is desirable for a longer shelf life of oil, which in turn depends on the presence of the monounsaturated fatty acid (oleic acid); thus, higher oleic acid and lower linolenic acid, without generating trans-fats, are desirable criteria [3, 4].
There is a catch, though: low-cost cooking oils rich in linoleic acid have been disappearing from grocery shelves, fueled by industry's push for plants that have been modified to produce oils higher in oleic acid. "Vegetable oils have changed.
The chemical composition of the all extracts elucidated presence of average in major oleic acid (65%) and linoliec acid (15%) at 500 Gy, respectively.
(2010) obtained 58.06% of the total content of unsaturated fatty acids, among which oleic acid, with average of 38.29%, and linoleic acid, with average of 13.46%.
Oleic acid (cis-9-octadecanoic acid) possesses a cholesterol lowering potential in human body (Mensink and Katan, 1990).
The secret lies in its primary ingredient: Microalgae Oil-the same oil that is rich in Oleic Acid (Omega 9), which is naturally stripped away from the skin as we age.
Foods high in oleic acid (18:1n-9), including oleic acid enriched beef, reduce risk factors for cardiovascular disease (Adams et al., 2010; Gilmore et al., 2011;2013).
As ethers of sorbitan and fatty acids are obtained at high temperatures (up to 245[degrees]C) in the presence of complex catalytic systems [5], in industrial product along with sorbitan monooleate can be found di-, three-, tetra-oleates of sorbitan, sorbite, oleic acid and products of their oxidation.