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Arachidonic acid is an omega-6 fatty acid that is present in the phospholipids (especially phosphatidylethanolamine, phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylinositides) of membranes of the body's cells, and is abundant in the brain. It is the counterpart to the saturated arachidic acid found in peanut oil.
Study refutes perinatal programming theory about adipose tissue growth

Study refutes perinatal programming theory about adipose tissue growth

New metabolic pathway for controlling brain inflammation

New metabolic pathway for controlling brain inflammation

New insights into actions of NSAIDs

New insights into actions of NSAIDs

Infant formulas fortified with LCPUFA are good for developing brains and hearts

Infant formulas fortified with LCPUFA are good for developing brains and hearts

Omega-3s decreases severity of brain damage after stroke

Omega-3s decreases severity of brain damage after stroke

Research reveals how humans of different ancestry process polyunsaturated fat

Research reveals how humans of different ancestry process polyunsaturated fat

Researchers discover new avenue for hypertension, cardiovascular disease treatment

Researchers discover new avenue for hypertension, cardiovascular disease treatment

Orexo partner ProStrakan launches Abstral in the US

Orexo partner ProStrakan launches Abstral in the US

Positive outcome from Orexo's OX51 initial pharmacokinetic trial to treat acute intensive pain

Positive outcome from Orexo's OX51 initial pharmacokinetic trial to treat acute intensive pain

Health Canada approves Orexo's Abstral to treat chronic cancer pain

Health Canada approves Orexo's Abstral to treat chronic cancer pain

Orexo fourth quarter net revenues increase to MSEK 109.1

Orexo fourth quarter net revenues increase to MSEK 109.1

Orexo, Invida enter exclusive licensing and distribution agreement for Abstral in Asia Pacific

Orexo, Invida enter exclusive licensing and distribution agreement for Abstral in Asia Pacific

12-HETE enzyme inhibition can prevent ischemic retinopathy: Study

12-HETE enzyme inhibition can prevent ischemic retinopathy: Study

FDA approves Abstral drug for treatment of breakthrough pain in cancer patients

FDA approves Abstral drug for treatment of breakthrough pain in cancer patients

Royal DSM to acquire Martek for $1,087 million

Royal DSM to acquire Martek for $1,087 million

Boehringer Ingelheim's selection of development candidate triggers € 6.5 million milestone payment to Orexo

Boehringer Ingelheim's selection of development candidate triggers € 6.5 million milestone payment to Orexo

Amira's clinical-stage DP2 receptor antagonist program data to be presented at Pacifichem 2010

Amira's clinical-stage DP2 receptor antagonist program data to be presented at Pacifichem 2010

Orexo's Abstral sales increases 345% to £14.1m

Orexo's Abstral sales increases 345% to £14.1m

Study finds canola-type rapeseed oil decreases fibrinogen level

Study finds canola-type rapeseed oil decreases fibrinogen level

Increase in levels of P450 protein creates EET molecules that lower blood pressure

Increase in levels of P450 protein creates EET molecules that lower blood pressure