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Compound Summary for: CID 56842239

Fatty Acids, Omega-3

Also known as: Omega-3 Fatty Acids, Epanova, n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid, n-3 PUFAs, Omega-3 Polyunsaturates, Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFAs)
Molecular Formula: C60H92O6   Molecular Weight: 909.36888   InChIKey: QPEOIOLHJXXJFN-GNGJDXFDSA-N
A group of fatty acids, often of marine origin, which have the first unsaturated bond in the third position from the omega carbon. These fatty acids are believed to reduce serum triglycerides, prevent insulin resistance, improve lipid profile, prolong bleeding times, reduce platelet counts, and decrease platelet adhesiveness.   From: MeSH
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