5(Z),8(Z),11(Z)-Eicosatrienoic Acid

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Mead Acid (CAS 20590-32-3)

5(Z),8(Z),11(Z)-Eicosatrienoic Acid (CAS 20590-32-3)

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Description

Eicosatrienoic acid accumulates in the tissues of animals fed diets deficient in both ω-3 and ω-6 fatty acids. It can be converted to 3-series cysteinyl-leukotrienes but cannot serve as a COX substrate.1 The kidneys from essential fatty acid deficient rats are less immunogenic when transplanted, and the metabolites of eicosatrienoic acid are believed to play a role in altering the immune status of these organs.2

1 Lefkowith, J.B. Essential fatty acid deficiency: Probing the role of arachidonate in biology. Adv Prostaglandin Thromboxane Leukot Res 20 224-231 (1990).

2 Schreiner, G.F., Flye, W., Brunt, E., et al. Essential fatty acid depletion of renal allografts and prevention of rejection. Science 240 1032-1033 (1988).

Synonyms
  • Mead Acid
Formal Name 5Z,​8Z,​11Z-​eicosatrienoic acid
CAS Number 20590-32-3
Molecular Formula C20H34O2
Formula Weight 306.5
Formulation A solution in ethanol
Purity ≥98%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
Shipping Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
SMILES
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CCCCCCCC/C=C\C/C=C\C/C=C\CCCC(=O)​O
InCHI Code
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​1S/C20H34O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20(21)​22/h9-10,12-13,15-16H,2-8,11,14,17-19H2,1H3,(H,21,22)​/b10-9-,13-12-,16-15-
InCHI Key
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UNSRRHDPHVZAHH-YOILPLPUSA-N

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5(Z),8(Z),11(Z)-Eicosatrienoic Acid is available in the following screening library:

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