Overview of infrared methodologies for trans fat determination.

  title={Overview of infrared methodologies for trans fat determination.},
  author={Magdi M Mossoba and Martin P. Yurawecz and Pierluigi Delmonte and John K. G. Kramer},
  journal={Journal of AOAC International},
  volume={87 2},
trans Fatty acids are present in a variety of foods like dairy products, but the major sources are products that contain commercially hydrogenated fats. Some studies have shown that trans fatty acids elevate levels of serum low-density lipoprotein (LDL)-cholesterol and lower high-density lipoprotein (HDL)-cholesterol. The quantitation and identification of trans fatty acid isomers is difficult because of the wide range of positional monoene, diene, and triene fatty acid isomers present in… CONTINUE READING