EICOSAPENTAENOIC ACID - (10417-94-4)

Introduction

Name: eicosapentaenoic acid; (5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z,17Z)-5,8,11,14,17-icosapentaenoic acid
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 10417-94-4
Chemical Formula: C20H30O2
Molar Mass: 302.451 g
Mass Percent: C 79.422 %; H 9.9977 %; O 10.579 % 
Isomers:  abietic acid

Classification

• organic

Uses/Function

• "One of a group of fatty acids containing 20 carbons and five double bonds that are prevalent in fish oils." 1

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Sources

(1) - Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 18th ed.; F. A. David Company: Philadelphia, PA, 1997; p 21.