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Fatty Acids

Organic, monobasic acids derived from hydrocarbons by the equivalent of oxidation of a methyl group to an alcohol, aldehyde, and then acid. Fatty acids are saturated and unsaturated (FATTY ACIDS, UNSATURATED). (Grant and Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)

Year introduced: /metabolism was FATTY ACID METABOLISM 1965

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Tree Number(s): D10.251

MeSH Unique ID: D005227

Entry Terms:

  • Acids, Fatty
  • Fatty Acids, Esterified
  • Acids, Esterified Fatty
  • Esterified Fatty Acids
  • Fatty Acids, Saturated
  • Acids, Saturated Fatty
  • Saturated Fatty Acids
  • Aliphatic Acids
  • Acids, Aliphatic

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