shark liver oil

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shark liv·er oil

(shark liv'ĕr oyl),
Oil extracted from the livers of sharks, mainly of the species Hypoprion brevirostris; a rich source of vitamins A and D.
A vitamin A-rich fatty oil and ingredient in many OTC antihemorrhoidals—e.g., Preparation H
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Anna Oposa, executive director of the marine nongovernment organization Save Philippine Seas (SPS), cites a particular brand of moisturizer that proudly boasts of being made of shark oil.
To satisfy this ever-growing demand for anti-aging formulas, some companies have launched products that contain strange ingredients such as turtle and shark oils, queen bee royal jelly, horse blood serum, chicken embryo and pigskin extract.
Gas liquid chromatography was used to determine the FAs profile of mackerel and shark oils (% of total fatty acids); this entailed using a fused-silica capillary column (BPX70; SGE, Melbourne, Australia) with 30m x 0.25mm x 0.22[micro]m film thickness, a split injector (1.2 [micro]L injections) at 240[degrees]C and a FID at 250[degrees]C.