463-40-1: Linolenic Acid

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Also known as α-Linolenic Acid is a polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acid, which is essential fatty acid because it is required for human health. It is a plant-derived fatty acid. is a precursor of the series-3 prostaglandins, These eicosanoids have anti-inflammatory and anti-atherogenic properties. Linolenic acid metabolites may also inhibit the production of the pro-inflammatory eicosanoids, prostaglandin E2 and leukotriene B4, proinflammatory cytokines, tumor necrosis factor-alpha, and interleukin-1 beta. Omega-3 fatty acids like Linolenic acid and its byproducts can modulate the expression of several genes, including those involved with fatty acid metabolism and inflammation.

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Additional information on CAS 463-40-1

Catalogue No. VE007071
CAS No. 463-40-1
Molecular Formula C18H30O2
Molecular Weight 278.43 g/mol
Parent drug
IUPAC Name (9Z, 12Z, 15Z)-octadeca-9, 12, 15-trienoic acid
Synonyms α-Linolenic Acid;
References Blondeau, N., Lipsky, R. H., Bourourou, M., Duncan, M. W., Gorelick, P. B., & Marini, A. M. (2015). Alpha-Linolenic Acid: An Omega-3 Fatty Acid with Neuroprotective Properties—Ready for Use in the Stroke Clinic? BioMed Research International, 2015, 1–8. https://doi.org/10.1155/2015/519830
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