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Chemical gamma-Linolenic Acid

Name gamma-Linolenic Acid
CAS Type 1 Name 6,9,12-Octadecatrienoic acid, (Z,Z,Z)-
Equivalent Terms Acid, gamma-Linolenic | Acid, Gamolenic | gamma Linolenic Acid | gamma Linolenic Acid, Ammonium Salt | gamma-Linolenic Acid, Ammonium Salt | gamma Linolenic Acid, Cerium Salt | gamma-Linolenic Acid, Cerium Salt | gamma Linolenic Acid, Indium Salt | gamma-Linolenic Acid, Indium Salt | gamma Linolenic Acid, Lithium Salt | gamma-Linolenic Acid, Lithium Salt | gamma Linolenic Acid, Potassium Salt | gamma-Linolenic Acid, Potassium Salt | gamma Linolenic Acid, Sodium Salt | gamma-Linolenic Acid, Sodium Salt | gamma Linolenic Acid, Zinc Salt | gamma-Linolenic Acid, Zinc Salt | Gamolenic Acid
Definition An omega-6 fatty acid produced in the body as the delta 6-desaturase metabolite of linoleic acid. It is converted to dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid, a biosynthetic precursor of monoenoic prostaglandins such as PGE1. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
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MeSH® ID D017965
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1. ChemicalsLipids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fatty Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fatty Acids, Unsaturated Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fatty Acids, Essential Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Linolenic Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references gamma-Linolenic Acid Has associated genes Has associated diseases
2. ChemicalsLipids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fatty Acids Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fatty Acids, Unsaturated Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Fatty Acids, Omega-6 Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references gamma-Linolenic Acid Has associated genes Has associated diseases

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