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.
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Removing seeds from rose hip preparations resulted in higher contents of anti-inflammatory substances like betulinic acid, ursolic acid, galactolipids, EPA, and DHA.
Popko, "New perspectives on the function of myelin galactolipids," Trends in Neurosciences, vol.
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.
Hansen's discovery got the attention of the scientific community, and the active galactolipid compound was identified and special rose hip plants were cultivated to produce fruit high in this key compound.
2007) and by studies on human articular ceils showing that the present rose hip powder and the galactolipid GOPO in particular show anti-inflammatory and chondro-protective properties (Schwager et al.
LitoZin contains a galactolipid compound called GOPO, which has anti-inflammatory properties.
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."
[39] In the chloroplast, thylakoids possess a 100 different membrane proteins, galactolipids, and sulfolipids, in addition to various vitamins (A, E, and K), and hence, a range of bioactive compounds that could cause the retardation of fat digestion.
He came across one based on a unique rose-hip blend with high levels of galactolipids called GOPO Joint Health.
GOPO Rosehip with Galactolipids is a new natural joint support supplement," says Jonathan Groves, president of LanesHealth.