docosapentanoic acid

docosapentanoic acid

[¦däk·ə·sə‚pen·tə¦nō·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C21H33CO2H A pale-yellow liquid, boils at 236°C (5 mmHg), insoluble in water, soluble in ether, and found in fish blubber.
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Specifically, docosapentanoic acid (DPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA) increased significantly, whereas no change in levels of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) or alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) were observed.