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oleic acid

 [o-le´ik]
a long-chain unsaturated fatty acid found in most animal fats and vegetable oils; used in pharmacy as an emulsifier and to assist absorption of some drugs by the skin.

o·le·ic ac·id

(ō-lē'ik as'id),
An 18-carbon singly unsaturated fatty acid that is the most widely distributed and abundant fatty acid in nature; used commercially in the preparation of oleates and lotions, and as a pharmaceutical solvent. Compare: elaidic acid.
[L. oleum, oil]

oleic acid

/ole·ic ac·id/ (o-le´ik) a monounsaturated 18-carbon fatty acid found in most animal fats and vegetable oils; used in pharmacy as an emulsifier and to assist absorption of some drugs by the skin.

oleic acid

[ōlē′ik]
Etymology: L, oleum, oil, acidus, sour
a colorless, monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid occurring in almost all natural fats. It is a liquid at room temperature. Commercial oleic acid is used in soaps, cosmetics, ointments, lubricants, and food additives.

o·le·ic ac·id

(ō-lē'ik as'id)
Unsaturated fatty acid that is the most widely distributed and abundant found in nature; used as a pharmaceutical solvent.
Compare: elaidic acid
[L. oleum, oil]

oleic acid

an unsaturated, oily liquid found in almost all natural fats, and used in cosmetics, lubricating oils and soaps.

o·le·ic ac·id

(ō-lē'ik as'id)
A fatty acid used commercially in preparation of oleates and lotions, and as a pharmaceutical solvent.
[L. oleum, oil]

oleic acid

a long-chain, 18-carbon, monounsaturated fatty acid found in animal and vegetable fats; the double bond is located at carbons 9,10; precursor of n-9 or omega 9 fatty acids.
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5) indicates that linoleic acid, oleic acid, and DHEA-S are more significant than lysoPC, since more individuals in the control group are localized below the baseline, whereas the majority of patients are correctly assigned to the IPD group.
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A680 appeared to be a promising parent to elevate oleic acid levels, while N194 and RSSSC were the genotypes with the highest oil and protein levels, respectively.
The correlation of palmitic acid content and that of oleic acid and O/L ratio were significant (p<0.
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Although the Turkana doum nut has less oleic acid as compare to canola and olive oils, it is nevertheless a better source of oleic acid than either coconut or palm kernel oil, which contain 6 and 11% of oleic acid, respectively (Table 2).
The mesocarp of the Turkana doum palm nut contains higher oleic acid content than the kernel (31 vs.
Particularly, we were able to separate the TMS ester of oleic acid (cis-C18:1 n-9) from that of its stereoisomer, elaidic acid (trans-C18:1 n-9).
We conclude that, as marbling adipocytes increase in size, there is a concomitant increase in intracellular MUFA, due primarily to large increases in oleic acid.