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Wishing Sheena a Happy Retirement

The team at Mylnefield Lipid Analysis will be very sorry to lose Senior Analyst, Sheena, when she retires at the end of March, but we wish her all the very best for an exciting future!

Mylnefield Lipid Analysis Work on Study Characterising Ratfish Liver Oil

Mylnefield Lipid Analysis was delighted to perform a complete analysis of AKGs, including preparation of extracts and Gas Chromatography, for a study entitled, “Biochemical Characterization of Ratfish (Chimaera monstrosa) liver oil; Cytotoxic and antineoplastic evaluation in cancer cell lines.” Mallakin, A (2018). Published in the Journal of Integrative Clinical Medicine today.

Scotland’s Life Sciences Awards 2019 – Call for Nominations Now Open

Do you know an individual/company/organisation that has made a major contribution to the development of the life sciences sector in Scotland over the last 12 months?  If so, nominations are now open for Scotland’s Life Sciences Awards 2019.

Research Article: Encapsulated Fish Oil Products Available in the UK Meet Regulatory Guidelines With Respect to EPA + DHA Contents and Oxidative Status

This recent paper from researchers at the Scottish Institute of Aquaculture has concluded that, at least as far as the UK is concerned, from 23 products tested all were within EP and BP limits in terms of oxidation status. The paper was published in the European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology.

Omega-3 fatty acid content should be expressed by weight, not area percent, says GOED in industry advisory

GOED has released a new industry advisory for how to properly express the content of omega-3 fatty acids EPA, DHA, and other fatty acids in oils.

REDUCE-IT study

Interesting results from the REDUCE-IT study! Given 4g of pure (95%) EPA daily, 8000 at risk subjects showed a 25% reduction in CVD events. Our lab is certified to analyse pharma products like this.

New anti-inflammatory product created following analysis by Mylnefield Lipid Analysis

New to market anti-inflammatory fatty acid, Sciadonic acid (SCA), has been launched first in a topical form, as “Delta-5™” by Sciadonics, Inc.’s direct to consumer sister company, SciaEssentials™.

Dietary High‐Oleic Acid Soybean Oil Dose Dependently Attenuates Egg Yolk Content of n‐3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Laying Hens Fed Supplemental Flaxseed Oil

Interesting article at Wiley Online Library from Elkin et al University of Pennsylvania. Another study we provided analyses for: Dietary High‐Oleic Acid Soybean Oil Dose Dependently Attenuates Egg Yolk Content of n‐3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Laying Hens Fed Supplemental Flaxseed Oil.