MUFA


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MUFA

(mŭf′ə, mo͞o′fə, ĕm′yo͞o′ĕf′ā′)
abbr.
monounsaturated fatty acid
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In the present study, during larval development total MUFA and total n-6 fatty acids were significantly decreased.
They examined nutrients in participants' blood and found that the fatty acids clustered into two patterns: saturated fatty acids and MUFAs.
In this study, no significant differences were observed in SFA or MUFA values in association with gametogenesis; however, no clear relationships have been established for these two FA categories in other studies.
31C>A polymorphism is significantly associated with the increase in gene expression and the proportion of MUFA in the meat compared to the C allele (Gonzalez Calvo et al.
Particularly it has been shown the importance to replace SFA with UFA both MUFA and PUFA and not with carbohydrate: replacement of SFA with Carbohydrate while improving blood lipid profile is not correlated with a reduction of CVR actually some studies showed an increase of the risk.
So MUFA enriched diets are preferred over carbohydrates (CHO) enriched diets because of their lipid and glucose lowering effects16.
MUFAs and PUFAs are perhaps most beneficial when used to replace saturated or trans fats.
Good sources of MUFAs include olive, canola, and sunflower oils, nuts and nut butters, and avocados.
In general, the outer blubber layer is composed of a larger proportion of biosynthesized components and MUFAs less than 18 carbons in length than the inner blubber layer, which is more metabolically active and contains greater amounts of MUFAs with 18 carbons or more, non-branched saturated FAs (SFAs), and PUFAs (Koopman et al.
Feeding rats with coriander seeds resulted in an increase in oil content, total MUFA and total n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (T3PUFA) in the visceral adipose tissue.
Igualmente, los acidos tipo MUFA y PUFA fueron mas abundantes en la fraccion fosfolipidica, por lo que poseen un mayor potencial para convertirse en marcadores quimiotaxonomicos, ya que se asocian a la constitucion de la membrana celular de los organismos colectados.