Definition of Eicosapentaenoic acid

1. Noun. An omega-3 fatty acid with 20 carbon atoms; found in fish (especially tuna and bluefish).

Generic synonyms: Omega-3, Omega-3 Fatty Acid



Definition of Eicosapentaenoic acid

1. Noun. An omega-3 fatty acid, having 20 carbon atoms and 5 double bonds, that acts as a precursor for prostaglandin-3, thromboxane-3, and leukotriene-5 groups. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eicosapentaenoic Acid

eicosadienoyl
eicosaenoic
eicosaenoic acid
eicosahedral
eicosamer
eicosameric
eicosamers
eicosane
eicosanes
eicosanoic
eicosanoic acid
eicosanoic acids
eicosanoid
eicosanoids
eicosapentaenoic
eicosapentaenoic acid (current term)
eicosapentaenoyl
eicosatetraenoate
eicosatetraenoic
eicosatetraenoic acid
eicosatetraenoyl
eicosatrienoic
eicosatrienoic acid
eicosatrienoyl
eicosenoic acid
eicosenoyl
eid mubarak
eide
eident

Literary usage of Eicosapentaenoic acid

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1. Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-term, High-intensity Combat Operations by Fnb, Institute of Medicine (U. S.), High-stress Situations, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (2005)
"Metabolism of omega-3 fatty acids such as eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and y-linolenic acid (GLA) can alter the arachidonic acid pathway, ..."

2. Second Report of the Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of ...by Scott M. Grundy by Scott M. Grundy (1997)
"The predominant fatty acids in this class are eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). They have minor effects on LDL-cholesterol levels ..."

3. Code of Federal Regulations: Parts 170 to 199 Revised as of April 1, 2005 by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... by reference in accordance eicosapentaenoic acid on docosahexaenoic acid does not exceed 3.0 gram s!penson!day: ..."

4. Fish Farming: Bibliography, January1989-April 1994 by Mary E. Edsall, Ann Townsend Young (1994)
"Language: English Descriptors: Fish; Fish culture; Composition; Linoleic acid; eicosapentaenoic acid 98 NAL Call No: 27529 ..."

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