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Arachidonic Acid

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Arachidonic Acid is an essential fatty acid and a precursor in the biosynthesis of prostaglandins, thromboxanes, and leukotrienes. Arachidonic Acid occurs in liver, brain, glandular organs, and depot fats of animals, in small amounts in human depot fats, and Arachidonic Acid is also a constituent of animal phosphatides.
Catalog #002822
CAS Number506-32-1
Molecular FormulaC20H32O2
Molecular Weight304.47
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names(5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z)-5,8,11,14-Eicosatetraenoic Acid; (all-Z)-5,8,11,14-Eicosatetraenoic Acid; 5,8,11,14-all-cis-Eicosatetraenoic


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