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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.
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

New class of anti-inflammatory drugs

New class of anti-inflammatory drugs

Fatty acids may be the culprit in Alzheimer's

Fatty acids may be the culprit in Alzheimer's

Untapped potential of antidepressants for cancer

Untapped potential of antidepressants for cancer

Oxidative stress: mechanism of cell death clarified

Oxidative stress: mechanism of cell death clarified

Farm-raised tilapia fish contains potentially dangerous fatty acid combination

Farm-raised tilapia fish contains potentially dangerous fatty acid combination

FADS2 gene governs IQ boost from breastfeeding

FADS2 gene governs IQ boost from breastfeeding

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids protect against retinopathy

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids protect against retinopathy

Martek receives European patent

Martek receives European patent

Simple bedside test may identify heart attack risk

Simple bedside test may identify heart attack risk

Altering fatty acid levels in diet may reduce prostate cancer growth rate

Altering fatty acid levels in diet may reduce prostate cancer growth rate

Estradiol and its metabolites and their association with knee osteoarthritis

Estradiol and its metabolites and their association with knee osteoarthritis

COX enzymes work together in ways that suggest new biological roles

COX enzymes work together in ways that suggest new biological roles

Effect of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use on the incidence of erectile dysfunction

Effect of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug use on the incidence of erectile dysfunction