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Eicosapentaenoic acid

Introduction: Eicosapentaenoic acid

Description of Eicosapentaenoic acid

Eicosapentaenoic acid: Important polyunsaturated fatty acid found in fish oils. It serves as the precursor for the prostaglandin-3 and thromboxane-3 families. A diet rich in eicosapentaenoic acid lowers serum lipid concentration, reduces incidence of cardiovascular disorders, prevents platelet aggregation, and inhibits arachidonic acid conversion into the thromboxane-2 and prostaglandin-2 families.
Source: MeSH 2007

Eicosapentaenoic acid: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Eicosapentaenoic acid:

  • 5,8,11,14,17-Eicosapentaenoic Acid

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Eicosapentaenoic acid

Source - MeSH 2007

The following terms can be used for Eicosapentaenoic acid

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Eicosapentaenoic acid

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