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Docosahexaenoic Acid (Code C68345)

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Preferred Name: Docosahexaenoic Acid

Definition: A polyunsaturated very long-chain fatty acid with a 22-carbon backbone and 6 double bonds. Four separate isomers can be called by this name.

CRCH Definition: A class of polyunsaturated fatty acids with 22 carbons and 6 double bonds.

Display Name: Docosahexaenoic Acid

Label: Docosahexaenoic Acid

NCI Thesaurus Code: C68345 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0556150  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Docosahexaenoic Acid
Fatty Acid 22:6

External Source Codes: 
ChEBI ID CHEBI:36005 (see ChEBI info)
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 748873
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 748873 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0556150

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
Chemical_Formula C22H32O2
code C68345
Contributing_Source CRCH
Contributing_Source CTRP
INFOODS F22D6
Legacy_Concept_Name Docosahexaenoic_Acid
Semantic_Type Organic Chemical
Unit g

Additional Concept Data: 
Defined Fully by Roles: No  

URL: https://ncit.nci.nih.gov/ncitbrowser/ConceptReport.jsp?dictionary=NCI_Thesaurus&code=C68345

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