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Fatty Acids

"Fatty Acids" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid. Fatty acids are saturated and unsaturated (FATTY ACIDS, UNSATURATED). (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fatty Acids" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fatty Acids" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 915 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 65 publications in 2013
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