elaidic acid


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el·a·id·ic ac·id

(el'ā-id'ik as'id),
An unsaturated monobasic trans-isomer of oleic acid; found in ruminant fats. Compare: oleic acid.
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For specific trans-fatty acids, decreases were: elaidic acid - 63 percent, linoelaidic acid - 49 percent, palmitelaidic acid - 49 percent, and vaccenic acid - 56 percent.
Coupling to elaidic acid improves the bioavailability of the agent without impeding its epigenetic effect," explained project leader Frank Lyko.
Plasma lipoprotein lipid and Lp (a) changes with substitution of elaidic acid for oleic acid in the diet.