"Trans Fatty Acids" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
|Trans Fatty Acids
- Trans Fatty Acids
- Acids, Trans Fatty
- Fatty Acids, Trans
- Trans-Fatty Acids
- Acids, Trans-Fatty
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