An α,β-unsaturated fatty acid that has been extracted and purified from fresh water clams. 2-octadecenoic acid, a related compound, has been shown to decrease blood sugar and improve liver function in streptozocin-induced diabetic rats.1 This biochemical and its salts have potential medicinal use for treating diabetes and improving lipid metabolism.
1 Iwamura, J., Hayashi, C., Nozomu, T. Medicinal use of α,β-unsaturated fatty acids. App. 377,407, 1-5 (1984).
Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc. is a world leader in the development of products for the biomedical research market. Call us Toll Free at 1-800-457-3801.
Copyright © 2007-2021 Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc. All Rights Reserved. "Santa Cruz Biotechnology", and the Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc. logo, "Santa Cruz Animal Health", "San Juan Ranch", "Supplement of Champions", the San Juan Ranch logo, "Ultracruz", "Chemcruz", "Immunocruz", "Exactacruz", and "EZ Touch" are registered trademarks of Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc.
All trademarks are the property of their respective owners.