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Chemical Trans Fatty Acids

Name Trans Fatty Acids
Equivalent Terms Acids, Trans Fatty | Acids, Trans-Fatty | Fatty Acids, Trans | Trans-Fatty Acids
Definition UNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS that contain at least one double bond in the trans configuration, which results in a greater bond angle than the cis configuration. This results in a more extended fatty acid chain similar to SATURATED FATTY ACIDS, with closer packing and reduced fluidity. HYDROGENATION of unsaturated fatty acids increases the trans content.
Curation Status No disease associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
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MeSH® ID D044242
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ChemicalsLipids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fatty Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fatty Acids, Unsaturated Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Trans Fatty Acids Has associated genes

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