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Fatty Acids, Omega-3 MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Fatty Acids, Omega-3
Tree Number(s)
D10.212.302.380.410
D10.251.355.337
D10.627.430.450
Unique ID
D015525
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015525
Annotation
specify source if pertinent
Scope Note
A group of unsaturated fatty acids occurring mainly in fish oils, with three double bonds at particular positions in the hydrocarbon chain.
Entry Term(s)
N-3 Fatty Acid
Omega 3 Fatty Acids
Omega-3 Fatty Acid
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
n-3 Fatty Acids
n-3 Oil
n-3 Oils
n-3 PUFA
n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid
n3 Fatty Acid
n3 Oil
n3 Oils
n3 PUFA
n3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Fatty Acids (1966-1972)
Fatty Acids, Unsaturated (1973-1989)
Fish Oils (1966-1989)
Public MeSH Note
1990; N-3 POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACID was indexed under FATTY ACIDS, UNSATURATED 2000-2005
History Note
1990; for n-3 POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACID use PIKASOL (NM) 2000-2005
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1989/06/08
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Fatty Acids, Omega-3 Preferred
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