The orphan G protein-coupled receptor GPR40 is activated by medium and long chain fatty acids.
What does LCFA stand for?
LCFA stands for Long Chain Fatty Acid
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We have 19 other meanings of LCFA in our Acronym Attic
- Lowest Common Factor
- Luchtverdedigings- en Commandofregat (Royal Netherlands Navy Air Defence and Command Frigate)
- Lutheran Community Foundation
- Low Cost Fiber-Physical Medium Dependent
- Laboratory Center for Food and Agricultural Products Co., Ltd. (Thailand)
- Lancaster County Firemen's Association (Pennsylvania)
- Liga Chilena Football Americano (Spanish: Chilean American Football League)
- Liverpool County Football Association (UK)
- Local Call Fee Access
- Louisiana Crawfish Farmers Association
- Lung Cancer Foundation of America (New Ulm, MN)
- Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
- Long Chain Fatty Acid Oxidation
- Lake County Farm Bureau (Grayslake, IL)
- Linearly Chirped Fiber Bragg Grating
- Last Chance for Comments
- Lega Calcio Friuli Collinare (Italian soccer organization)
- Leicester City Football Club
- Leslie Charleson Fan Club
Samples in periodicals archive:
In addition to its essential role in permitting mitochondrial import and oxidation of long chain fatty acids, carnitine also functions as an acyl group acceptor that facilitates mitochondrial export of excess carbons in the form of acylcarnitines.
To make new cells and cell membranes, long chain fatty acids are needed.
It is a very elegant method of enrichment, as using low temperatures and gentle processing conditions is very sympathetic to long chain fatty acids, which are usually prone to instability and oxidation,' said Equateq CEO Adam Kelliher.
This formulation delivers omega-3 long chain fatty acids in their natural triglyceride form that have undergone pharmaceutical concentration processes.
But along the way, we discovered that our new fat molecules were smaller and digested better than the long chain fatty acid molecules typically found in most cooking oils.
The group is investigating raising the level of Omega-3 in Welsh lamb using a mix of natural feeds, including linseed, that are high in long chain fatty acids.
The sums of EPA and DHA and the total omega-3 long chain fatty acids (EPA +DPA+DHA) in erythrocyte membranes and plasma phospholipids from participants at weeks 0, 8, 12, and 24 are compared in Table 1.