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(all-cis)-8,11,14,17-Eicosatetraenoic Acid
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(all-cis)-8,11,14,17-Eicosatetraenoic Acid ( -3 Arachidonic acid) is a rare PUFA found in trace amounts in dietary sources. -3 Fatty acids are known to be essential for infant development and protect against heart disease, hypertension, thrombosis, and autoimmune and inflammatory disorder. In human platelet membranes, -3 Arachidonic acid inhibits arachidonoyl-CoA synthetase.

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