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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.
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

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