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What does FFA stand for?

FFA stands for Free Fatty Acid

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The process entails creating a mixture that contains approximately 25% of an anionic surfactant comprising soap, 10-60% of free fatty acid, 1-50% of a non-ionic material, and from about 0.
On the basis of kinetic metabolic studies in the fasting and fed states in patients with HIV-associated lipodystrophy, Sekhar et al (20,21) identified basic defects in adipocyte function that result in a marked acceleration of lipolysis, or hydrolysis of stored triglycerides leading to a net release of free fatty acids into the circulation.
They found free fatty acid content is the most important factor to consider for producing biodiesel with single- or multiple-stage refinement processes.