galactolipid


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galactolipid

A glycolipid with galactose as a sugar, which unlike a glycosphingolipid lacks nitrogen. Glycolipids are found in high concentrations in myelin sheaths and in the CNS.

galactolipid, galactolipin

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A specific galactolipid (l,2-di-O-[alpha]-linolenoyl-3-O-[beta]-D-galactopyranosyl-sn-glycerol; GOPO) isolated from rose hip powder by bioassay-guided fractionation and has been shown in vitro to reduce chemotaxis of peripheral blood polymorphonuclear leukocytes and monocytes, and therefore could play an important role as a mediator of the pain reducing property of rose hips (Larsen et al.
To meet the growing consumer demand for an effective and proven joint support supplement, Jakemans has launched GOPO Rosehip with Galactolipids, a natural, plant-based supplement from Europe.
The galactolipid GOPO mediates beneficial effects of rose hip on arthritis by reducing chemokine and interleukine production in macrophages and chondrocytes, Int.
A rose hip and fruit powder as well as a galactolipid isolated from this material have been shown in vitro to reduce chemotaxis of peripheral blood polymorphonuclear leucocytes and monocytes.
The beneficial compound, a galactolipid, is extracted from rosehips using a unique patented process, and the result is a natural, entirely plant-based product that has been shown to play a role in maintaining healthy and flexible joints.
He came across one based on a unique rose-hip blend with high levels of galactolipids called GOPO Joint Health.
Research indicates that galactolipids (GOPO) may play a valuable role in the care of joints and joint tissues.
This was a key finding during our initial consumer research prior to launching GOPO Rosehip with Galactolipids, our plant-based joint support supplement, earlier this year.
This expanding portfolio also includes the recent US introduction of GOPO Rosehip with Galactolipids joint support supplement.
In roots of the halotolerant species Cochlearia anglica lipid content increased considerably under exposure to NaCl, and also the relative proportions of phospholipids, galactolipids and neutral lipids or the fatty acids remained unchanged (Prud'homme et al.
Being a significant source of proteins and carbohydrates, it also contains many bioactive compounds, such as essential fatty acids, phospholipids, galactolipids, sterols, phenolic compounds, carotene, vitamins and minerals (Takruri and Dameh, 1998).