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Palmitic Acid

Known as: Hexadecanoic Acid, acid palmitic, Acid, Hexadecanoic 
A saturated long-chain fatty acid with a 16-carbon backbone. Palmitic acid is found naturally in palm oil and palm kernel oil, as well as in butter… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Background and Aim:  Studies have shown monounsaturated oleic acid to be less toxic than palmitic acid and to prevent/attenuate… Expand
Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Insulin signaling can be modulated by several isoforms of PKC in peripheral tissues. Here, we assessed whether one specific… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Obesity and the metabolic syndrome are closely correlated with hepatic steatosis. Simple hepatic steatosis in nonalcoholic fatty… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Excess lipid accumulation in non-adipose tissues is associated with insulin resistance, pancreatic β-cell apoptosis and heart… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Biodiesel is an alternative fuel for diesel engines consisting of the alkyl monoesters of fatty acids from vegetable oils or… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
During hedgehog biosynthesis, autocatalytic processing produces a lipid-modified amino-terminal fragment (residues 24–197 in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The cholesterol-raising effect of dietary saturated fatty acids is largely accounted for by lauric, myristic, and palmitic acids… Expand
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Review
1991
Review
1991
  • T. Kaneda
  • Microbiological reviews
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 30502917
Branched-chain fatty acids of the iso and anteiso series occur in many bacteria as the major acyl constituents of membrane lipids… Expand
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Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
We studied the metabolic effects of stearic acid (18:0) on plasma lipoprotein levels in 11 subjects during three dietary periods… Expand
Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
  • G. Goeransson
  • Acta physiologica Scandinavica
  • 1965
  • Corpus ID: 33631829
Goransson, G. The metabolism of fatty acids in the rat. VI. Arachidonic acid. Acta physiol. scand. 1965. 64. 1–5. -H3-labeled… Expand