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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.
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

Researchers use new software tool to identify genetic overlaps between palmitoleic acid and Crohn's disease

Researchers use new software tool to identify genetic overlaps between palmitoleic acid and Crohn's disease

American Oil Chemists' Society honors UMass Amherst food scientist

American Oil Chemists' Society honors UMass Amherst food scientist

New study finds that walnuts have potential to benefit overall health

New study finds that walnuts have potential to benefit overall health

Genetically modified soybean oil has fewer negative metabolic consequences than regular soybean oil

Genetically modified soybean oil has fewer negative metabolic consequences than regular soybean oil

GM soybean oil as unhealthy as regular soybean oil, but may not cause insulin resistance

GM soybean oil as unhealthy as regular soybean oil, but may not cause insulin resistance

Gut microbial metabolite of linoleic acid has suppressive effect on intestinal inflammation

Gut microbial metabolite of linoleic acid has suppressive effect on intestinal inflammation

Dietary linoleic acid lowers risk of coronary heart disease

Dietary linoleic acid lowers risk of coronary heart disease

Dietary compliance can be evaluated from blood sample

Dietary compliance can be evaluated from blood sample

High concentrations of serum omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

High concentrations of serum omega-3 fatty acids may help reduce risk of type 2 diabetes

Some vegetable oils claim to be healthy may actually increase heart disease risk

Some vegetable oils claim to be healthy may actually increase heart disease risk

PhotoMedex introduces NEOVA's hyper-active moisturizer, DNA Barrier Accelerator

PhotoMedex introduces NEOVA's hyper-active moisturizer, DNA Barrier Accelerator

Diet high in certain type of fat may actually increase metabolism

Diet high in certain type of fat may actually increase metabolism

Higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce risk for hip fractures in postmenopausal women

Higher levels of Omega-3 fatty acids may reduce risk for hip fractures in postmenopausal women

Essential fatty acid found in vegetable oils does not promote inflammation in humans, scientists find

Essential fatty acid found in vegetable oils does not promote inflammation in humans, scientists find

New analysis casts doubt on American Heart Association omega-6 PUFA advice

New analysis casts doubt on American Heart Association omega-6 PUFA advice

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients

PUFA levels reduced in schizophrenia patients