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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.
Cryptic pocket on the surface of SARS-CoV-2 may be a promising treatment target

Cryptic pocket on the surface of SARS-CoV-2 may be a promising treatment target

Bristol-based new biotech company is developing ground-breaking treatments for Covid-19

Bristol-based new biotech company is developing ground-breaking treatments for Covid-19

Structure and function of locked conformation of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein identified

Structure and function of locked conformation of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein identified

Menopausal changes may drive a heightened appetite for fatty foods and weight gain

Menopausal changes may drive a heightened appetite for fatty foods and weight gain

Study provides better understanding of metabolic routes involved in regulating satiety

Study provides better understanding of metabolic routes involved in regulating satiety

Vitamins and other antiviral drugs may help combat COVID-19

Vitamins and other antiviral drugs may help combat COVID-19

Researchers pinpoint spike protein regions as targets for passive and active COVID-19 vaccines

Researchers pinpoint spike protein regions as targets for passive and active COVID-19 vaccines

Animal study suggests palmitoylation inhibitor reduces virulence of SARS-CoV-2

Animal study suggests palmitoylation inhibitor reduces virulence of SARS-CoV-2

Lipid metabolite in human breast milk can benefit the offspring in early postnatal period

Lipid metabolite in human breast milk can benefit the offspring in early postnatal period

Lipid storm in severe COVID-19 linked to high COX/LOX pathway activity

Lipid storm in severe COVID-19 linked to high COX/LOX pathway activity

Metabolic biomarkers could predict COVID-19 severity

Metabolic biomarkers could predict COVID-19 severity

Linoleic acid binds SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

Linoleic acid binds SARS-CoV-2 spike protein

A subunit SARS-CoV-2 vaccine may offer broader protection against virus

A subunit SARS-CoV-2 vaccine may offer broader protection against virus

Speed of Novavax vaccine development does not compromise quality of the SARS-CoV-2 immunogen

Speed of Novavax vaccine development does not compromise quality of the SARS-CoV-2 immunogen

Direct structural link between SARS-CoV-2 and essential fatty acid

Direct structural link between SARS-CoV-2 and essential fatty acid

Study finds mechanism by which fish consumption reduces cardiovascular disease risk

Study finds mechanism by which fish consumption reduces cardiovascular disease risk

New tool to decipher the gut microbiome

New tool to decipher the gut microbiome

Pre-pregnancy maternal obesity may affect growth of breastfeeding infants

Pre-pregnancy maternal obesity may affect growth of breastfeeding infants

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