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Arachidonic Acid (Vitamin F) Summary

Description: An unsaturated, essential fatty acid. It is found in animal and human fat as well as in the liver, brain, and glandular organs, and is a constituent of animal phosphatides. It is formed by the synthesis from dietary linoleic acid and is a precursor in the biosynthesis of prostaglandins, thromboxanes, and leukotrienes.

Also Known As: Vitamin F; (all-Z)-5,8,11,14-Eicosatetraenoic acid; Arachidonic Acid, (all-Z)-Isomer, 1-(14)C-Labeled; Arachidonic Acid, (all-Z)-isomer, 3H-Labeled; Arachidonic Acid, Ammonium Salt, (all-Z)-Isomer Show All >>

Networked: 4889 relevant articles (115 outcomes, 411 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Arachidonic Acid is Relevant

  1. Inflammation : 10 outcomes 28 studies in 673 results
  2. Bipolar Disorder (Mania) : 9 outcomes 3 studies in 31 results
  3. Edema : 8 outcomes 5 studies in 242 results
  4. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 6 outcomes 29 studies in 473 results
  5. Asthma (Bronchial Asthma) : 5 outcomes 9 studies in 137 results
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Drugs Related to Arachidonic Acid

  1. Prostaglandin-Endoperoxide Synthases (Cyclooxygenase)
  2. Phospholipids
  3. Lithium
  4. Aspirin (Acetylsalicylic Acid)
  5. Collagen
  6. Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
  7. Fatty Acids (Saturated Fatty Acids)
  8. Indomethacin (Indometacin)
  9. Acids
  10. Calcium
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Therapies Related to Arachidonic Acid

  1. Oral Administration
  2. Ligation
  3. Sympathectomy (Sympathectomies)
  4. Microspheres (Microsphere)
  5. Vegetarian Diet (Vegetarianism)
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