Linoleic acid is involved in the mechanism of cutaneous hydration, exerting a plastic-structural role for the skin, whereas alpha linolenic acid has a major anti-inflammatory component.
What does LNA stand for?
LNA stands for Linolenic Acid
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Unfortunately, the high content of alpha linolenic acid limits the shelf life of flaxseed products.
Linolenic acid as regulator of metabolism of arachidonic acid:dietary implications of the ratio, n-6:n-3 fatty acids.
Long-term, QUALISOY plans to develop a pipeline of enhanced compositional traits that improve the health attributes of soybean oil and soybean meal, such as lower saturated fat, reduced linolenic acid levels and higher metabolizable energy levels in soy meal.
Growers will plant about 16,187 hectares (40,000 acres) of the one percent linolenic acid varieties in 2004 to obtain the seed needed for large-scale oil production in 2005," Fehr says.
Its oil has half the linolenic acid found in commercial varieties.
Emken and colleagues from the United States Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, two men were fed milk shakes containing a small amount of chemically labeled linolenic acid and two were fed shakes without the acid.