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What Is Eicosadienoic Acid?

Eicosadienoic acid, 20:2 n-6 c,c is also known as cis-11,14-eicosadienoic acid. It’s a polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid. In the body, it's mostly found in breast milk and the placenta.

Eicosadienoic acid has some anti-inflammatory properties.

Eicosadienoic Acid, A Rare Acid

Eicosadienoic acid is an omega 6 fatty acid. (source đź——)

Eicosadienoic acid is rare but naturally occurring. (source đź——)

It's for instance found in breast milk. (source đź——)

Dietary linoleic acid can increase eicosadienoic acid in the plasma of adult men. (source đź——)

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