lipid-soluble

lipid-soluble

(lip′ĭd-sol′yŭ-bĕl)
Capable of dissolving in fats, oils, or fatty tissues (e.g., the fatty tissue within the peritoneum or the lipid-rich membranes of neurons).
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We aimed to determine protective effects of pine oil (PO) on the lipid-soluble vitamins, cholesterol, GSH, total protein, MDA, fatty acid levels of brain tissue of the streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats.
Available in the diet through fresh vegetables (particularly green leafy vegetables), vegetable oils, grains, nuts, seeds, corn, soy, whole wheat flour, margarine, and some meat and dairy products, vitamin E, or tocopherol, is the primary lipid-soluble antioxidant found in human skin (via sebum), membranes, plasma, and tissues that protects cells from oxidative stress.
Liu and Collins' description of selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) on page S18, in which they state, "Estrogens and SERMs are lipid-soluble steroid hormones that bind to 2 specific hormone receptors, estrogen receptor [alpha] and estrogen receptor [beta] .
2) Many clinical analytes are found in the aqueous layer of plasma/serum, thus decreasing certain test values in lipemic specimens, while lipid-soluble analytes may be erroneously elevated.
The concept of the human body storing lipid-soluble drugs for years comes from Clear Body, Clear Mind, a self-help book compiled from materials written by L.
Low and variable fat content affects the distribution of lipid-soluble drugs in the body.
Vitamin E is the main lipid-soluble chain-breaking, non-enzymatic antioxidant functioning in the human body and previous studies have shown it to be essential for normal neurological function.
Danshen is rich in water-soluble phenolic acids including protocatechuic aldehyde, protocatechuic acid, danshensu, rosmarinic acid, salvianolic acid B and other minor constituents, as well as about 40 diterpene quinones including four lipid-soluble diterpene quinones (tanshi-none I, tanshinone IIA, cryptotanshinone and clihydrotanshinone) (Zhou 1993; Liu et al.
To keep it simple, all lipid-soluble vitamins--such as A,D,E, and K-should be taken unadulterated and with a meal to increase absorption.