essential polyunsaturated fatty acid

незаменимая полиненасыщенная жирная кислота

English-Russian Biotechnology Glossary. . 2007.

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  • Polyunsaturated fatty acid — Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) are those which contain more than one double bond. Methylene Interrupted Polyenes These fatty acids have 2 or more cis double bonds which are separated from each other by a single methylene group. (This form is… …   Wikipedia

  • Essential fatty acid — Essential fatty acids, or EFAs, are fatty acids that cannot be constructed within an organism from other components (generally all references are to humans) by any known chemical pathways; and therefore mustbe obtained from the diet. The term… …   Wikipedia

  • Fatty acid — One of many molecules that are long chains of lipid carboxylic acid found in fats and oils and in cell membranes as a component of phospholipids and glycolipids. (Carboxylic acid is an organic acid containing the functional group COOH.) Fatty… …   Medical dictionary

  • Fatty acid — Not to be confused with fat. Butyric acid, a short chain fatty acid Types of fats in food Unsaturated fat Monounsaturated fat Polyun …   Wikipedia

  • Essential fatty acid interactions — For introductory details to this topic, including terminology and ω 3 / ω 6 nomenclature, see the main articles at Essential fatty acid and Eicosanoid. The actions of the ω 3 (Omega 3) and ω 6 (Omega 6) essential fatty acids (EFAs) are best… …   Wikipedia

  • fatty acid — Biochem. any of a class of aliphatic acids, esp. palmitic, stearic, or oleic acid, consisting of a long hydrocarbon chain ending in a carboxyl group that bonds to glycerol to form a fat. [1860 65] * * * Organic compound that is an important… …   Universalium

  • Omega-3 fatty acid — For an explanation of n and numerical nomenclature (such as n−3 or 18:3), see Fatty acid#Nomenclature. Types of fats in food Unsaturated fat Monounsaturated fat Polyunsaturated fat Trans fat Cis fat Omega fatty acids: ω−3 ω−6 ω−9 Saturated fat… …   Wikipedia

  • Omega-6 fatty acid — For an explanation of n and numerical nomenclature (such as n−6 or 18:2), see Fatty acid#Nomenclature. Types of fats in food Unsaturated fat Monounsaturated fat Polyunsaturated fat Trans fat Cis fat Omega fatty acids: ω−3 ω−6 ω−9 Saturated fat… …   Wikipedia

  • Omega-9 fatty acid — For an explanation of n and numerical nomenclature (such as n−9 or 18:1), see Fatty acid#Nomenclature. Types of fats in food Unsaturated fat Monounsaturated fat Polyunsaturated fat Trans fat Cis fat Omega fatty acids: ω−3 ω−6 ω−9 Saturated fat… …   Wikipedia

  • omega-3 fatty acid — noun any polyunsaturated fatty acid having a double bond between the third and fourth carbon atoms from the end of the molecule farthest from the carboxylic acid; they are found in green vegetables and in the oils of fish such as salmon and… …   Wiktionary

  • omega-3 fatty acid — /oh mee geuh three , oh may , oh meg euh / a polyunsaturated fatty acid, essential for normal retinal function, that influences various metabolic pathways, resulting in lowered cholesterol and triglyceride levels, inhibited platelet clotting, and …   Universalium

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