polyunsaturated fat

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polyunsaturated fat

[¦päl·ē‚ən′sach·ə‚rād·əd ′fat]
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A fat or oil based on fatty acids such as linoleic or linolenic acids which have two or more double bonds in each molecule; corn oil and safflower oil are examples.
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Effect of PAFU on the AST change after treatment: Ten studies reported measurements of AST in PUFA and control groups; however, four of these studies did not provide a standard deviation, therefore six studies (n=404) were used in the analysis.
In this study, decreases were observed in PUFA n-6 levels during gametogenesis in males and wild females associated with lower 18:2 n-6 and 20:4 n-6 values.
Researchers then placed subjects on a seven-day diet high in PUFAs or a control diet consisting of a typical American eating pattern.
Analysis of Lipid Peroxidation Markers and n-3 PUFA. All samples for each lipid peroxidation marker were analysed in the same batch to eliminate batch-to-batch variability.
PUFA percentage in IMF was significantly greater (p < 0.001) than in subcutaneous adipose tissue and this is documented in the comparatively high contents of n-6 and n-3 PUFAs but not for CLA.
These results suggested that in addition to the acceleration of bony regeneration, the endogenously produced n-3 PUFAs enhanced the strength of new bone as well.
Trauma patients showing complications and worse clinical outcomes have higher expression ratios between leukotriene pathway genes and resolvin pathway genes [11], and in these patients, PUFAs may determine proresolving effects through the modulation of the expression of the genes regulating proinflammatory cytokines [16].
Use of alternative sources of PUFA oil production from single cell organisms (such as microalgae, bacteria, and yeasts) has gained interest as replacement for fish oil (Table 4).
PUFAs from edible nuts are beneficial to human health regarding the cardiovascular system.
The concentrations of ALA (p<0.001), EPA (p = 0.010) and total n-3 PUFA (p = 0.011) in MLD were significantly higher when linseed oil was provided in comparison to control and lambs fed rapeseed oil (Table 5).
The SFA proportion in cookedLD significantly increased during the processing (P<0.05), corresponding to the significant decrease of UFA, including the PUFA and MUFA proportion (P<0.05).
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