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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]

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]
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Fourier Transformed Infrared (FTIR) spectra of modified clays were taken with a Perkin-Elmer 1600 spectrometer in the range of 700-4000 [cm.sup.-1] to confirm that oleic acid was bonded to the clay surface after modification.
Bilyeu, "Mutant alleles of FAD2-1A and FAD2-1B combine to produce soybeans with the high oleic acid seed oil trait," BMC Plant Biology, vol.
Other authors also report the presence of high content of oleic acid in pequi, pitanga and jambolan seeds (LUZIA, JORGE, 2009; LUZIA et al., 2010; DAMIANI et al., 2013).
Dietary guidelines suggest lowering the intake of dietary cholesterol; diets having higher extents of oleic acid are getting a high degree of acceptance due to its perceived role in the enhancement of beneficial HDL cholesterol.
We expected plasma oleic acid to be elevated in response to palm oil supplementation, but this was not observed.
The presence in product of impurities of oleic acid, di- and trioleates leads to increase of [gamma], increase of oil solubility of emulsifier and resistance decrease of emulsions to crystallization.
Oleic acid-coated Ti[O.sub.2] was formed through hydrogen bond between carboxyl group of oleic acid and hydroxyl group of Ti[O.sub.2] and the material became a little hydrophobic.
Similarly, downregulating FAD2-1 and FatB using interference RNA has enabled the production of soybeans with a significantly higher oleic acid content (up to 94.58%) and reduced levels of palmitic acid (<3%) [21].
* Acai 'Super Berry' packed packed with vitamins B1, B2, B3, vitamin C & E, and many others including Omega 3, 6 (Linoleic Acid), and 9 (Oleic Acid).
The drug permeation is promoted by microwave through exerting spacing of lipid architecture of stratum corneum into structureless domains without incurring skin damage, and allowing permeation enhancer such as oleic acid to permeate stratum corneum and accumulate in dermis to synergistically induce skin lipid/protein fluidization for ease of drug diffusion.