"Eicosapentaenoic Acid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Important polyunsaturated fatty acid found in fish oils. It serves as the precursor for the prostaglandin-3 and thromboxane-3 families. A diet rich in eicosapentaenoic acid lowers serum lipid concentration, reduces incidence of cardiovascular disorders, prevents platelet aggregation, and inhibits arachidonic acid conversion into the thromboxane-2 and prostaglandin-2 families.
- Eicosapentaenoic Acid
- 5,8,11,14,17-Icosapentaenoic Acid
- Timnodonic Acid
- Eicosapentanoic Acid
- Acid, Eicosapentanoic
- 5,8,11,14,17-Eicosapentaenoic Acid
- omega-3-Eicosapentaenoic Acid
- omega 3 Eicosapentaenoic Acid
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