Definition of Polyunsaturated fatty acid

1. Noun. 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.




Definition of Polyunsaturated fatty acid

1. Noun. a fatty acid, such as arachidonic acid, that contains two or more carbon to carbon double bonds ¹

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Literary usage of Polyunsaturated fatty acid

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1. Dietary Reference Intakes Research Synthesis: Workshop Summary by Carol West Suitor, Linda D. Meyers (2007)
"This negative aspect of this gene variant is expressed only in the case of higher n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acid intake. Dr. Ordovas also suggested revising ..."

2. The Surgeon General's Report on Nutrition and Health: Summary and by C. Everett Koop (1994)
"While polyunsaturated fatty acid consumption, and probably monounsaturated fatty acid consumption, lowers total blood cholesterol, the precise effects of ..."

3. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: State of the Science, Best Practicesby Peter S. Jensen, James R. Cooper by Peter S. Jensen, James R. Cooper (2002)
"Role of acetyl-l-carnitine in rat brain lipogenesis: Implications for polyunsaturated fatty acid synthesis. Journal of Neurochemistry, 71, 2510-2517. ..."

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