trans-Dienoic fatty acid is a polyunsaturated trans fatty acid with at least one double bond in the trans configuration.
Natural dienoic fatty acids are found in meat and dairy products. But also in marine invertebrates, like mollusks, and cephalopods.
trans-fatty acids, which have been hydrogenated, have shown to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.
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trans-Dienoic Fatty Acid In The Diene System
trans-Dienoic fatty acids are fatty acids within the conjugated diene system. (source)
A diene is a compound that contains two double bonds, usually among carbon atoms.
trans-Dienoic Fatty Acid In Milk
You can find trans-dienoic fatty acids in meat and dairy products. The main isomer is about 1% of the fatty acids in milk fat. (source)
trans-dienoic fatty acids in dairy are essential for optimum milk yield.
Long-chain conjugated dienoic fatty acids can be found in plant sources. Conjugated dienoic fatty acids in refined oils are mainly the product of processing. (source)
Common dienoic acids:
- cis-9,12-octadecadienoic acid (linoleic acid)
- trans-9,12-octadecadienoic acid (linelaidic acid)
- 5,9-heneicosadienoic acid
- 5,9-docosadienoic acid
- 5,9-tricosadienoic acid
Foods You Can Find trans-Dienoic Fatty Acids In
You find trans-Dienoic Fatty Acids mostly in dairy and egg, sausage and luncheon meat, nut and seed, and beef products.
Examples of food sources include
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