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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.
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

Blood test developed for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease diagnosis

Blood test developed for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease diagnosis

Orexo signs agreement with NewBridge for Abstral drug sale

Orexo signs agreement with NewBridge for Abstral drug sale

Martek Biosciences 2010 third quarter revenue increases 51% to $117.2 million

Martek Biosciences 2010 third quarter revenue increases 51% to $117.2 million

Martek extends sole-source supply agreement with Mead Johnson for DHA and ARA for infant formula products

Martek extends sole-source supply agreement with Mead Johnson for DHA and ARA for infant formula products

Lithium reduces brain inflammation by adjusting metabolism of DHA: Researchers

Lithium reduces brain inflammation by adjusting metabolism of DHA: Researchers

Report: 34 C>G of PPAR-γ gene might be a potential therapeutic target for colon cancer

Report: 34 C>G of PPAR-γ gene might be a potential therapeutic target for colon cancer

Algal DHA improves memory function in healthy aging adults: MIDAS

Algal DHA improves memory function in healthy aging adults: MIDAS

Martek Biosciences completes the acquisition of Amerifit Brands from Charterhouse Group

Martek Biosciences completes the acquisition of Amerifit Brands from Charterhouse Group

New standards proposed to enhance infant formulas and functional foods

New standards proposed to enhance infant formulas and functional foods

Tocotrienol form of vitamin E prevents neural cell death and rescues the brain after stroke injury

Tocotrienol form of vitamin E prevents neural cell death and rescues the brain after stroke injury

Study: Impaired oxidation in liver associated with progression to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

Study: Impaired oxidation in liver associated with progression to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis

Martek Biosciences resolves patent dispute with Capsugel France

Martek Biosciences resolves patent dispute with Capsugel France

Patent infringement lawsuit regarding DHA in functional foods ruled in favor of Martek

Patent infringement lawsuit regarding DHA in functional foods ruled in favor of Martek