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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.

Whitepaper - Choosing the correct method for Quantifying LC-PUFA in fish oil concentrates and algal oils

QUANTIFYING LC-PUFA IN FISH OIL CONCENTRATES AND ALGAL OILS, CHOOSING THE CORRECT METHOD Prepared by Dr. Charlie Scrimgeour & Claire Traynor, June 2017 Click Here to view the article on the James Hutton Limited website.

Sample Submission Form Now Available

You can download a sample submission form for Mylnefield Lipid Analysis here. Please note, this will take you to the James Hutton Limited website.

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Recruiting! Seeking a Modern Apprentice Laboratory Assistant

Seeking a 16-19 year old for a new Laboratory Assistant Modern Apprenticeship. This is a fantastic opportunity to combine on the job training with gaining qualifications from Dundee and Angus College MORE INFO

Discounted ICP-MS Analyses for Heavy Metals in Fish Oil

Mylnefield Lipid Analysis is delighted to offer a discounted price for ICP-MS analyses for heavy metals in fish oil including arsenic, cadmium, mercury, lead and magnesium, at just £50 per sample. We can also analyse for a huge number of other elements using ICP-MS and other techniques. Let us know if there''s anything else we can offer you!

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

Lipidomic Analysis

As a part of the James Hutton Institute, Mylnefield Lipid Analysis is able to offer additional services. An LC-MS facility is available to assist with providing fuller quantification of lipids within compound groups and we are keen to know if customers are interested in lipidomic analysis? To express an interest or make an enquiry please use this email link.

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

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OMTRYG: Analysis from API to FPP

OMTRYG A short case study of our work with Omtryg which included stability testing throughout shelf life analysis.

First place in the GOED Nutraceuticals AOCS Laboratory Proficiency Program

Mylnefield Lipid Analysis has claimed first place in the GOED Nutraceuticals Series of the American Oil Chemist Society (AOCS) Laboratory Proficiency Program (LPP), the worlds most extensive and respected collaborative proficiency testing programme for oil and fat related commodities

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Erucic acid in veg oils/fats

The EU Commission is considering a revision of MLs for erucic acid in veg oils/fats & infant formula. Read about it here and talk to us about tests.

Omega-3''s could defend against air pollution damage: Mice study

Supplementing the diet with omega-3 fatty acids could restrict the tissue and organ damage caused by air pollution, says research.

AOCS/GOED Laboratory Proficiency Programme

Mylnefield Lipid Analysis recently participated in the AOCS/GOED Laboratory Proficiency Programme for nutraceutical oils, the worlds most extensive and respected collaborative proficiency testing program for oil and fat related commodities. More than 500 chemists participate in the Programme to verify and demonstrate the quality control of their laboratory. Participants use standard GOED methods for sample analysis and then compare their results with a large cross-section of other laboratories using the same methods and samples. Tests on the marine based oils covered: GOED Monograph Fatty Acid Composition (Ph. Eur. 2.4.29) Cd 3d-63 Acid Value Cd 8b-90 Peroxide Value Cd 18-90 p -Anisidine Value Claire Traynor, Head of Mylnefield Lipid Analysis said: I think proficiency testing like this goes a long way to boost customer confidence and also the confidence of our team as it is really useful for us to see how Mylnefield Lipid Analysis compares to other labs and that our analytical techniques are keeping up with a high industry standard. I am pleased to say that we did very well with no outliers.

New Analytical Services

We are pleased to announce the following additional services to our portfolio: Colour Analysis (Lovibond, Gardner, EP); Oligomers testing following the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) monograph Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters and European Pharmacopoeia (Ph. Eur.) monograph Omega-3-Acid Ethyl Esters 90. Please contact us for further details.