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gamma-Linolenic Acid MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
gamma-Linolenic Acid
Tree Number(s)
D10.251.355.310.640.425
D10.251.355.343.249
Unique ID
D017965
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017965
Annotation
ALPHA-LINOLENIC ACID is an omega-3 fatty acid
Scope Note
An omega-6 fatty acid produced in the body as the delta 6-desaturase metabolite of linoleic acid. It is converted to dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid, a biosynthetic precursor of monoenoic prostaglandins such as PGE1. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Entry Term(s)
Gamolenic Acid
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Ammonium Salt
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Cerium Salt
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Indium Salt
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Lithium Salt
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Potassium Salt
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Sodium Salt
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Zinc Salt
Registry Number
78YC2MAX4O
Related Numbers
106868-38-6
109575-25-9
122051-95-0
123301-19-9
123301-21-3
506-26-3
79178-13-5
86761-55-9
CAS Type 1 Name
6,9,12-Octadecatrienoic acid, (Z,Z,Z)-
Previous Indexing
Linolenic Acids (1980-1993)
Public MeSH Note
94; GAMMA-LINOLENIC ACID was indexed under LINOLENIC ACIDS 1980-93
Online Note
use GAMMA-LINOLENIC ACID (NM) to search GAMMA-LINOLENIC ACID 1980-93
History Note
94; was GAMMA-LINOLENIC ACID (NM) 1980-93
Date Established
1994/01/01
Date of Entry
1993/06/04
Revision Date
2015/06/23
gamma-Linolenic Acid Preferred
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Lithium Salt Narrower
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Indium Salt Narrower
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Sodium Salt Narrower
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Zinc Salt Narrower
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Ammonium Salt Narrower
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Cerium Salt Narrower
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Potassium Salt Narrower
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