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Fish Oil/Glycerol/Egg Lecithin-based Emulsion (Code C104273)

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Preferred Name: Fish Oil/Glycerol/Egg Lecithin-based Emulsion

Definition: An injectable, nutritional lipid emulsion composed of 10% fish oil and high amounts of the fish oil-derived polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Additionally, the fish oil/glycerol/egg lecithin-based emulsion contains, myristic acid, palmitic acid, palmitoleic acid, stearic acid, oleic acid, linoleic acid, linolenic acid, octadecatetraenoic acid, eicosaenoic acid, arachidonic acid, docosaenoic acid, and docosapentaenoic acid. This agent supplies essential fatty acids that can be incorporated into cell membranes. The fatty acids may decrease the production of certain pro-inflammatory cytokines, including interleukin 1 (IL-1), IL-6 and tumor necrosis factor (TNF). In addition to fish oil, this lipid emulsion contains egg phospholipids to maintain membrane integrity; glycerol to provide energy through glycolysis; and the antioxidant alpha-tocopherol (vitamin E).

Label: Fish Oil/Glycerol/Egg Lecithin-based Emulsion

NCI Thesaurus Code: C104273 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C3252719  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Fish Oil/Glycerol/Egg Lecithin-based Emulsion
Omegaven

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 744855
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 744855 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C3252719

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C104273
Semantic_Type Pharmacologic Substance

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C104273

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