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Linoleic acid (LA) is an unsaturated omega-6 fatty acid used in the biosynthesis of arachidonic acid (AA) and some prostaglandins. It is found in the lipids of cell membranes. It is abundant in many vegetable oils, especially safflower and sunflower oils. It is a colorless liquid.
Study uncovers Achilles' heel of lethal brain tumor

Study uncovers Achilles' heel of lethal brain tumor

Researchers pinpoint a set of enzymes involved in colon cancer growth

Researchers pinpoint a set of enzymes involved in colon cancer growth

Link between dietary fatty acid intake and hypertension found to be influenced by diabetes status

Link between dietary fatty acid intake and hypertension found to be influenced by diabetes status

Effects of linoleic acid on the body are largely dependent on genes, shows study

Effects of linoleic acid on the body are largely dependent on genes, shows study

Essential fats in diet may regulate protein secretion in muscles by altering gene expression

Essential fats in diet may regulate protein secretion in muscles by altering gene expression

Less nutritious diet mainly contributes to Type 2 diabetes among U.S.-based South Asians

Less nutritious diet mainly contributes to Type 2 diabetes among U.S.-based South Asians

Study shows that omega-6 fatty acids could protect against premature death

Study shows that omega-6 fatty acids could protect against premature death

Study compares long-term metabolic effects of conventional and genetically-modified soybean oil

Study compares long-term metabolic effects of conventional and genetically-modified soybean oil

Walnuts may contribute to better health by changing makeup of gut bacteria

Walnuts may contribute to better health by changing makeup of gut bacteria

Extra virgin olive oil protects memory and helps prevent Alzheimer’s

Extra virgin olive oil protects memory and helps prevent Alzheimer’s

Researchers evaluate nutritional quality of horsemeat

Researchers evaluate nutritional quality of horsemeat

Scientists identify gene responsible for generating key lipid in skin barrier formation

Scientists identify gene responsible for generating key lipid in skin barrier formation

Research shows how Ohr enzyme plays central role in bacterial anti-oxidant defense

Research shows how Ohr enzyme plays central role in bacterial anti-oxidant defense

IBS scientists modify fat content in soybean oil using new CRISPR-Cpf1 technology

IBS scientists modify fat content in soybean oil using new CRISPR-Cpf1 technology

Scientists find way to enhance, restore sensitivity to common treatment for breast cancer

Scientists find way to enhance, restore sensitivity to common treatment for breast cancer

Heat shock proteins may play role in triggering Schistosoma invasion

Heat shock proteins may play role in triggering Schistosoma invasion

Study links Omega 6 fatty acid in adipose tissue to lower mortality among older men

Study links Omega 6 fatty acid in adipose tissue to lower mortality among older men

Omega-3 PUFA biomarkers demonstrate benefits for fatal CHD

Omega-3 PUFA biomarkers demonstrate benefits for fatal CHD

Omega-6 fatty acids can reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

Omega-6 fatty acids can reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

Mercury may not thwart seafood brain benefits

Mercury may not thwart seafood brain benefits