Palmitoleic acid (Item No. 10009871) is a common constituent of the triglycerides of human adipose tissue. Palmitoleic acid-based diets raise low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and diminish high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, even when dietary intake of cholesterol is maintained at a low level.{16300} Palmitelaidic acid (Item No. 9001798) is the trans isomer of the 16:1 fatty acid palmitoleic acid. While its effects on cholesterol levels are poorly studied, palmitelaidic acid can have very different effects from those of palmitoleic acid on lipid metabolism and mobilization.{22779,22780} Palmitelaidic acid methyl ester is an ester version of the free acid which may be more amenable for the formulation of fatty acid-containing diets and dietary supplements.
500 mg
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Cayman Chemical
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