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hy·dro·gen·a·tion

(hī'drō-jen-ā'shŭn, hī-droj'ĕ-nā-shŭn),
Addition of hydrogen to a compound, especially to an unsaturated fat or fatty acid; thus, soft fats or oils are solidified or "hardened."

hydrogenation

See reduction, def. 1.

hy·dro·gen·a·tion

(hī-droj'ĕ-nā'shŭn)
Addition of hydrogen to a compound, especially to an unsaturated fat or fatty acid; thus, soft fats or oils are solidified or "hardened."

hy·dro·gen·a·tion

(hī-droj'ĕ-nā'shŭn)
Addition of hydrogen to a compound, especially to an unsaturated fat or fatty acid; thus, soft fats or oils are solidified or "hardened."

hydrogenation (hīdroj´ənā´shən),

n the infusion of hydrogen into a compound. Also called
reduction.

hydrogenation

the process or reaction of combining with hydrogen.
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The processing of concentrated feeds via thermal treatments, as the pelleting, is an alternative method to protect canola PUFA from ruminal biohydrogenation, and to improve nutrient digestibility of the diet (Neves et al.
Ruminant CLA comes from two sources: one from biohydrogenation in the rumen, and the other from the synthesis of C18:1 trans-11 by the activity of [DELTA]9-desaturase in animal tissues (Griinari et al.
During the biohydrogenation process, isomeriation reactions convert cis bounds into trans bounds before the beginning of the reduction reactions which add hydrogen to the double bounds.
Effect of fish oil on in vitro rumen lipolysis, apparent biohydrogenation of linoleic and linolenic acid and accumulation of biohydrogenation intermediates.
Evidence for the inhibition of the terminal step of ruminal a-linolenic acid biohydrogenation by condensed tannins.
1997; Bateman and Jenkins, 1998) and citrus pulp seems to have interfered with ruminal biohydrogenation, thus resulting in incomplete processes that produce trans-18:1 FA isomers.
Effect of lipid supplements on ruminal biohydrogenation intermediates and muscle fatty acids in lamb.
As the result of biohydrogenation of linoleic acid in the rumen and synthesis of CLA from trans-9-C18:1 in the mammary gland, milk cis-9,trans-11-CLA significantly increased in the LSO and WLS diets (1.
The composition of fatty acids in meat is the result of lipogenesis in adipose tissue and dietary lipids and subsequent ruminal biohydrogenation (Berchielli et al.
The major MUFAs are C18:1 followed by palmitoleic (C16:1) and vaccenic acid (trans11-18:1), the products of incomplete biohydrogenation of 18:2n-6 and 18:3n-3 in the rumen.