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Arachidonic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Arachidonic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D10.251.355.255.100.100
D10.251.355.310.166.100
Unique ID
D016718
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D016718
Annotation
do not confuse with ARACHIDONIC ACIDS
Scope Note
An unsaturated, essential fatty acid. It is found in animal and human fat as well as in the liver, brain, and glandular organs, and is a constituent of animal phosphatides. It is formed by the synthesis from dietary linoleic acid and is a precursor in the biosynthesis of prostaglandins, thromboxanes, and leukotrienes.
Entry Term(s)
(all-Z)-5,8,11,14-Eicosatetraenoic acid
Arachidonic Acid, (all-Z)-Isomer, 1-(14)C-Labeled
Arachidonic Acid, (all-Z)-isomer, 3H-Labeled
Arachidonic Acid, Ammonium Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer
Arachidonic Acid, Cerium Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer
Arachidonic Acid, Cesium Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer
Arachidonic Acid, Lithium Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer
Arachidonic Acid, Potassium Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer
Arachidonic Acid, Sodium Salt
Arachidonic Acid, Sodium Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer
Arachidonic Acid, Zinc Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer
Sodium Arachidonate
Vitamin F
Registry Number
27YG812J1I
Related Numbers
6610-25-9
71431-27-1
7771-44-0
97011-20-6
CAS Type 1 Name
5,8,11,14-Eicosatetraenoic acid, (all-Z)-
Previous Indexing
Arachidonic Acids (1975-1991)
Public MeSH Note
92; ARACHIDONIC ACID was indexed under ARACHIDONIC ACIDS 1981-91
Online Note
use ARACHIDONIC ACID (NM) to search ARACHIDONIC ACID 1977-91
History Note
92; was ARACHIDONIC ACID (NM) 1981-91
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Arachidonic Acids
Date Established
1992/01/01
Date of Entry
1991/02/08
Revision Date
2015/06/23
Arachidonic Acid Preferred
Arachidonic Acid, Sodium Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer Narrower
Arachidonic Acid, Sodium Salt Narrower
Arachidonic Acid, Zinc Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer Narrower
Arachidonic Acid, Lithium Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer Narrower
Arachidonic Acid, (all-Z)-Isomer, 1-(14)C-Labeled Narrower
Arachidonic Acid, Cerium Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer Narrower
Arachidonic Acid, Cesium Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer Narrower
Arachidonic Acid, Potassium Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer Narrower
Arachidonic Acid, Ammonium Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer Narrower
Arachidonic Acid, (all-Z)-isomer, 3H-Labeled Narrower
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