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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA8118 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : 5S-hydroxy-6E,8Z,11Z,14Z,17Z-eicosapentaenoic acid

COMMON NAME:
SYMBOL: 5(S)-HEPE
FORMULA: C20H30O3 MOL.WT (average) : 318.450


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UV SPECTRA:lmax: 236nm e: 23,000

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SOURCE
The synthesis of 5(S)-HEPE from EPA by tissue homogenates has been demonstrated (Ref. 8144/8145).
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[8144]
AUTHOR:Kulkarni, P.S., Kaufman, P.L., and Srinivasan, B.D.
TITLE:Eicosapentaenoic acid metabolism in cynomolgus and rhesus conjunctiva and eyelid. PubMed ID:2846724
JOURNAL:J. Ocul. Pharmacol.
VOL:3 PAGE : 349 -356 (1987)
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[8145]
AUTHOR:Kulkarni, P. S., and Srinivasan, B. D.
TITLE:Eicosapentaenoic acid metabolism in human and rabbit anterior uvea PubMed ID:3020617
JOURNAL:Prostaglandins.
VOL:31 PAGE : 1159-1164 (1986)
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