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What Is Docosadienoic Acid?

Docosadienoic acid, 22:2, is a polyunsaturated conjugated fatty acid. It belongs to the class of organic compounds known as very-long-chain fatty acids.

It has a role as a metabolite.

A Strong Inhibitor

22:2 is also known as Docosadienoic acid. It is classified as a member of the very long-chain fatty acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids. (source 🗗)

Docosadienoic acid is a strong inhibitor of DNA polymerases of all 22-fatty acids. (source 🗗)

DNA polymerase is an enzyme that synthesizes DNA and carries out crucial functions in many DNA metabolic processes.

Elevated Leaves Of Docosadienoic Acid

Elevated levels of docosadienoic acid in the body appears when there is adequate dietary intake of Linoleic acid, 18:2, and dihomo gamma-linolenic acid, 20:3. (source 🗗)

Where To Find Docosadienoic Acid

If you are interested in a list of foods where you can find this nutrient. Go to our nutrition tool and check out docosadienoic acid .

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