Fatty Acids and Methyl Esters

Matreya offers a vast array of very high purity fatty acids and fatty acid methyl esters including saturated, polyunsaturated, trans-unsaturated, conjugated linoleic, conjugated linolenic, 2-hydroxy, 3-hydroxy, omega-hydroxy, branched methyl, and cyclopropyl. These standards are available as individual components or in precise mixtures. Many of these fatty acids have powerful biological effects. Our fatty acids have been used in cell and animal studies regarding nutrition, cell metabolism, disease research, and more.1,2


  1. C. Sharp et al., "Robust, high productivity phototrophic carbon capture at high pH and alkalinity using natural microbial communities" Biotechnology for Biofuels Vol. 10(84) pp. 1-13, 2017
  2. S. Shin et al., "Docosahexaenoic acid-mediated protein aggregates may reduce proteasome activity and delay myotube degradation during muscle atrophy in vitro" Experimental and Molecular Medicine Vol. 49 pp. 1-11, 2017