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EPA free acid | omega-3 fatty acid

EPA free acid (10417-94-4) dietary enrichment may have anti-inflammatory effects by inhibiting the 5-lipoxygenase pathway and LTB4-mediated neutrophil functions.1 Displays various cardiovascular protective properties.2

References/Citations
1) Lee et al. (1985), Effect of dietary enrichment with eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids on in vitro neutrophil and monocyte leukotriene generation and neutrophil function; N. Engl. J. Med., 312 1217
2) Nicholson et al. (2013), The role of marine n-3 fatty acids in improving cardiovascular health: a review; Food Funct., 4 357

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EPA free acid | 10417-94-4 | Structure | Supplier

Catalog#  10-1313

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CAS:
10417-94-4
Catalog Number:
10-1313
Activity:
omega-3 fatty acid
Alternate Names:
Eicosapentaenoic acid
Chemical Name:
Eicosa-5Z,8Z,11Z,14Z,17Z-pentaenoic acid (20:5, n-3)
Molecular Weight:
302.46
Molecular Formula:
C20H30O2
Solubility:
Soluble in DMSO (up to 50 mg/ml) or in Ethanol (up to 100 mg/ml).
Physical Properties:
Colorless to pale yellow oil
Purity:
98% by TLC
NMR (Conforms)
Storage Temperature:
-20°
Stability:
Stable for 1 year as supplied (unopened). After opening, EPA must be stored under inert gas at -80°C. Solutions in DMSO or ethanol should also be stored under inert gas and may be kept at -80°C for up to 2 months.
Shipping Code:
RT
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