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L2376 Sigma

Linolenic acid

≥99%

Synonym: α-Lnn, cis,cis,cis-9,12,15-Octadecatrienoic acid

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Description

Biochem/physiol Actions

An ω-3 fatty acid that serves as a precursor to eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) but not docosahexaenoic acid. Conversion is greater in women than men, and conversely, β-oxidation metabolism is greater in men than women.

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5, 10 g in ampule

500 mg in ampule

Sealed ampule

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Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Discover Bioactive Small Molecules for Lipid Signaling Research

Within mammalian cells, a multitude of lipid compounds are found with a variety of cellular functions, including structural components of cell membranes and as second messengers in cell signaling pat...
Keywords: Absorption, Atomic absorption spectroscopy, Cancer, Cardiovascular, Cell signaling, Diabetes, Digestions, Diseases, Growth factors, Hormones, Inflammation, Lipid Metabolism, Lipid signaling, Metabolism

Lipid Induced Insulin Resistance

Obesity is a well-established risk factor for the development of insulin resistance. Obesity is associated with the increased deposition of lipids in non-adipose tissue with subsequent decreases in i...
Linda Stephenson, Ph.D.
Biofiles v6 n4, 9
Keywords: Angiogenesis, Antivirals, Apoptosis, Biological processes, Cardiovascular, Catalog, Catalysis, Cell culture, Cell proliferation, Deposition, Diabetes, Events, Gene expression, Growth factors, Hormones, Inflammation, Metabolism, Metabolites, Obesity, Phosphorylations, Physiological Processes, Reductions, Transcription, Transduction, Type

Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Heart Disease

The potential for the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease through increased dietary intake of omega-3 (w-3) fish oils is not a recent scientific discovery. A historically important stu...
BioFiles 2007, 2.2, 14.
Keywords: Anti-inflammatory agents, Biochemistry, Cardiovascular, Clinical, Degradations, Esterifications, Immunology, Inflammation, Lipid Metabolism, Metabolism, Metabolites, Methods, Nutrition, Oxidations, Transcription

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Linolenic acid, an unsaturated fatty acid, in Cell Culture

Importance and uses of linolenic acid in serum-free eucaryotic, including hybridoma and Chinese Hamster Ovary (CHO) cell, cultures
Keywords: Cell culture, Culture media, Peroxidations, Vitamins

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