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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.
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

Licensing agreement between Orexo and Novartis signed to develop and commercialise a novel product related to Orexo’s OX17 program

Licensing agreement between Orexo and Novartis signed to develop and commercialise a novel product related to Orexo’s OX17 program

Financial results for third-quarter 2009 to be announced by Martek Biosciences

Financial results for third-quarter 2009 to be announced by Martek Biosciences

Amira Pharmaceuticals submits IND for inflammatory and allergic disease treatment candidate

Amira Pharmaceuticals submits IND for inflammatory and allergic disease treatment candidate

New understanding on how "trans fats" gum up cellular machinery

New understanding on how "trans fats" gum up cellular machinery

New U.S. patent issued for Limbrel in osteoarthritis

New U.S. patent issued for Limbrel in osteoarthritis

New findings on COX-2 inhibitor side effects

New findings on COX-2 inhibitor side effects

We need 5 to 10 percent of calories from omega-6 fatty acids

We need 5 to 10 percent of calories from omega-6 fatty acids