Stearidonic acid

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Stearidonic acid
Stearidonic acid
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Identifiers
CAS number 20290-75-9 N
PubChem 5312508
ChemSpider 4471933 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:32389 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL484430 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C18H28O2
Molar mass 276.40 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Stearidonic acid (SDA) is an ω-3 fatty acid, sometimes called moroctic acid. It is biosynthesized from alpha-linolenic acid by the enzyme delta-6-desaturase. Natural sources of this fatty acid are the seed oils of hemp, blackcurrant, corn gromwell[1] and echium, and the cyanobacterium Spirulina.

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