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What is nitro fatty acids?

by Johanna
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Johanna
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May21-14, 03:12 PM
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I read about a study that nitro fatty acids reduced blood pressure in mice and perhaps in humans. What is nitro fatty acids? Is it free radicals or antioxidants?

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May21-14, 03:19 PM
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Nitro fatty acids are fatty acids which contain a nitro (NO2) substituent. See http://lipidlibrary.aocs.org/Lipids/nitrofa/index.htm


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