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oleic acid

 [o-le´ik]
a long-chain unsaturated fatty acid found in most animal fats and vegetable oils; used in pharmacy as an emulsifier and to assist absorption of some drugs by the skin.

o·le·ic ac·id

(ō-lē'ik as'id),
An 18-carbon singly unsaturated fatty acid that is the most widely distributed and abundant fatty acid in nature; used commercially in the preparation of oleates and lotions, and as a pharmaceutical solvent. Compare: elaidic acid.
[L. oleum, oil]

oleic acid

/ole·ic ac·id/ (o-le´ik) a monounsaturated 18-carbon fatty acid found in most animal fats and vegetable oils; used in pharmacy as an emulsifier and to assist absorption of some drugs by the skin.

oleic acid

[ōlē′ik]
Etymology: L, oleum, oil, acidus, sour
a colorless, monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid occurring in almost all natural fats. It is a liquid at room temperature. Commercial oleic acid is used in soaps, cosmetics, ointments, lubricants, and food additives.

o·le·ic ac·id

(ō-lē'ik as'id)
Unsaturated fatty acid that is the most widely distributed and abundant found in nature; used as a pharmaceutical solvent.
Compare: elaidic acid
[L. oleum, oil]

oleic acid

an unsaturated, oily liquid found in almost all natural fats, and used in cosmetics, lubricating oils and soaps.

o·le·ic ac·id

(ō-lē'ik as'id)
A fatty acid used commercially in preparation of oleates and lotions, and as a pharmaceutical solvent.
[L. oleum, oil]

oleic acid

a long-chain, 18-carbon, monounsaturated fatty acid found in animal and vegetable fats; the double bond is located at carbons 9,10; precursor of n-9 or omega 9 fatty acids.
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Thus there is still no word on what is the optimum level of oleic acid that you need in your diet and if this was known you could possible titrate your daily fat intake with monounsaturated oils for optimum nutrition.
Our examination results showed (Table 4-5) that the HO hybrids have the minimum 80% oleic acid content, only in some treatments (NK Ferti, early sowing date in 2012: 76.
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The results of peroxide value of control and high oleic acid butter oils are given in Table 4.
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In spectrum of SP-80, the absorption band corresponding to oleic acid is considerably more expressed (v = 2924 [cm.
Oleic acid is a beneficial monounsaturated fatty acid, and the high oleic acid levels in the peanut make its oil a heart-healthy one for consumers.
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Among the topics are conformation-dependent antibodies as tools for characterizing amyloid protein aggregates, studying the molecular determinants of protein oligomerization in neurodegenerative disorders by bimolecular fluorence complimentation, possible function and toxicity of multiple oligomeric/conformational states of the globular protein human stefin B, structure-function studies of amyloid pores in Alzheimer's Disease as a case example of neurodegenerative diseases, and studying the structure and cytotoxicity of equine lysozyme complexes with oleic acid (ELOA) using bio-imaging techniques.
3 Avocados contain oleic acid, a monounsaturated or "good" fat that helps to lower cholesterol.