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F8020 Sigma-Aldrich

Fish oil from menhaden

crude source of omega-3 fatty acids

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
density   0.93 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

General description

Fish oil is derived from the tissues of oily fish. It lowers blood pressure and high triglyceride levels. Fish oil may be used to treat depression, psychosis, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder and Alzheimer disease. It reduces inflammation, enhances cognition and decreases cardiovascular disease risk.

Application

Fish oil from Menhaden has been used:
• to prevent lixiviation of the soybean trypsin inhibitor
• as a dispersant to study the fabrication and laser performance of planar waveguide lutetium aluminium garnet (LuAG) ceramics
• as a supplement to reduce colonic damage and inflammatory markers

Packaging

500 mL in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Menhaden Oil is rich in omega-3 fatty acids. When used to partially supplement a high-fat diet in diabetic rats, Menhaden oil improved end points for peripheral neuropathy by improving motor and sensory nerve conduction velocity. Decreased accumulation of fatty acids in rat livers was also demonstrated.

Other Notes

Contains palmitic plus stearic acid (total): ≤ 30.0%
Contains 20.0 to 31.0% omega-3 (octadecatetraenoic, eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic) fatty acids as triglycerides

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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