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fatty

n. a derogatory nickname for a fat person. (Cruel. Also a rude term of address.) Okay, fatty, you get the biggest piece of cake because you deserve it.
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The team found that medium-chain fatty alcohols could be produced in yeast by targeted expression of fatty acyl-CoA reductase, or TaFAR, in the peroxisome of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
In Pakistan the most common cause of fatty liver is obesity and protein malnutrition while other causes include starvation, rapid weight loss, diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, drugs (alcohol, steroids, OCP's and tetracycline etc.
There are two types of fatty liver: alcoholic liver disease and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.
Fatty liver was seen in 46% of the subjects that were screened; 57.
They found that blood levels of seafood and plant-basedomega-3 fatty acids are moderately associated with a lower risk of dying from heart attacks.
The incidence rate of fatty liver disease particularly the Non-Alcoholic Liver Disease (NAFLD) was estimated to increase approximately by 20 to 25% in 2015.
Several epidemiologic and clinical studies, and randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have suggested that n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids or omega-3 fatty acids might be a useful treatment for MDD through their effects on cell communication, neurotransmitters, and inflammation.
Targeted alteration of dietary n-3 and n-6 fatty acids for the treatment of chronic headaches: a randomized trial.
Determination of fatty acid profilesLipid in the tissue was extracted by the method of Folch et al.
The Korean researchers described detailed strategies for screening of enzymes associated with the production of fatty acids, engineering of enzymes and fatty acid biosynthetic pathways to concentrate carbon flux towards the short-chain fatty acid production, and also converting short-chain fatty acids to their corresponding alkanes (gasoline) by introducing a novel synthetic pathway and optimization of culture conditions.
A new study carried out by scientists from the Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences and National Diabetes, Obesity and Cholesterol Foundation has revealed that persons carrying a gene -- Patatin- like phospholipase- 3 ( PNPLA3) -- have double the chance of contracting fatty liver disease whether that person drinks alcohol or not.
Release date- 22102012 - Adding omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids to infant formula improves baby development during the first three months of their lives.
Health problems associated with saturated and trans fatty acids intake 2.
2] reported that Calcium is one of the elements that resulted to decreasing of energy and fatty acids accessibility and also excretion it as soap.
Walnuts, flax seeds and salmon are good sources of omega-3 fatty acids, important nutrients that are generally deficient in American diets.