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At what temperatures do the omega-3 fatty acids oxidize?

  1. Oct 15, 2011 #1
    At what temperatures do alpha-linoleic acid, DHA and EPA oxidize?

    I've tried using Google scholar to find such info and think its time to ask specialists.
    Last edited: Oct 15, 2011
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  3. Oct 15, 2011 #2


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    I don't think there is a well defined temperature at which oxidation starts. They probably oxidize regardless of temperature, it is just that as temperature goes up oxidation rate goes up as well.
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