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MCT/LCT Lipid Emulsion (Code C79837)

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Preferred Name: MCT/LCT Lipid Emulsion

Definition: A nutritional lipid emulsion consisting of both coconut oil-derived medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) and soybean oil-derived long chain triglycerides (LCTs). The LCTs in the MCT/LCT lipid emulsion supply the body with essential omega-6 fatty acids, which are needed as components of phospholipids in cell membranes and as precursors of eicosanoids. The MCTs mainly provide calories for energy. In addition to LCTs and MCTs, this lipid emulsion contains egg yolk lecithin, glycerol, and the antioxidant alpha-tocopherol (vitamin E).

Label: MCT/LCT Lipid Emulsion

NCI Thesaurus Code: C79837 (Search for linked caDSR metadata)  (search value sets)

NCI Metathesaurus Link: C0065043  (see NCI Metathesaurus info)

Synonyms & Abbreviations: (see Synonym Details)
Lipofundin
MCT/LCT Lipid Emulsion
Medium Chain Triglyceride/Long Chain Triglyceride Lipid Emulsion

External Source Codes: 
PDQ Closed Trial Search ID 629935
PDQ Open Trial Search ID 629935 (check for NCI PDQ open clinical trial info)
UMLS CUI C0065043

Other Properties:
     Name Value (qualifiers indented underneath)
code C79837
Legacy_Concept_Name MCT_LCT_Lipid-Based_Emulsion
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=C79837

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