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What Is Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acid, EET?

Epoxyeicosatrienoic acid, EET, 20:3 n-3, is also called Eicosatrienoic acid. It is an polyunsaturated omega-3 fatty acid. It is a nonclassic eicosanoid that is generally short-lived.

EET is a vital regulator of vascular tone, homeostasis, and to regulate blood vessel formation.

Synthesized EET

Epoxyeicosatrienoic acids are synthesized from arachidonic acid by certain enzymes. (source 🗗)

Health Benefits Of EET

Epoxyeicosatrienoic acid has several health benefits. (source 🗗) You can see all researched-backed claims made on EET in our article Epoxyeicosatrienoic Acid (20:3 n-3): 6 Research-Backed Benefits

Where To Find EET

It’s a major component of animal fats that are primarily found in red meats, egg yolks, and organ meats. (source 🗗)

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

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