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alpha-Linolenic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
alpha-Linolenic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D10.212.302.380.410.100
D10.251.355.310.640.400
D10.251.355.337.100
Unique ID
D017962
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017962
Scope Note
A fatty acid that is found in plants and involved in the formation of prostaglandins.
Entry Term(s)
Linolenate
Linolenic Acid
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (E,E,E)-Isomer
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (E,E,Z)-Isomer
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (E,Z,E)-Isomer
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (E,Z,Z)-Isomer
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (Z,E,E)-Isomer
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (Z,E,Z)-Isomer
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (Z,Z,E)-Isomer
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Ammonium Salt
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Calcium Salt
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Lithium Salt
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Magnesium Salt
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Potassium Salt
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Sodium Salt
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Tin(2+) Salt
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Zinc Salt
Registry Number
0RBV727H71
Related Numbers
1955-33-5
21661-08-5
21661-09-6
21661-10-9
21661-11-0
21661-12-1
21661-13-2
22333-90-0
28290-79-1
38660-45-6
45253-01-8
463-40-1
6798-78-3
822-18-4
85392-75-2
92829-96-4
94138-91-7
CAS Type 1 Name
9,12,15-Octadecatrienoic acid, (Z,Z,Z)-
Previous Indexing
Linolenic Acids (1980-1993)
Public MeSH Note
1994; ALPHA-LINOLENIC ACID was indexed under LINOLENIC ACIDS 1980-1993
History Note
1994 (1980)
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/04
Revision Date
2018/02/28
alpha-Linolenic Acid Preferred
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (E,Z,Z)-Isomer Related
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (Z,E,Z)-Isomer Related
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Potassium Salt Narrower
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Sodium Salt Narrower
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Tin(2+) Salt Narrower
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Zinc Salt Narrower
Linolenate Related
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (E,E,E)-Isomer Related
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (E,E,Z)-Isomer Related
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (E,Z,E)-Isomer Related
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (Z,Z,E)-Isomer Related
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Ammonium Salt Narrower
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Calcium Salt Narrower
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Lithium Salt Narrower
alpha-Linolenic Acid, Magnesium Salt Narrower
alpha-Linolenic Acid, (Z,E,E)-Isomer Related
Linolenic Acid Broader
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