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What Is Parinaric Acid?

Parinaric acid, 18:4, is a conjugated polyunsaturated fatty acid. Parinaric acid has fluorescent properties. Parinaric acid is toxic to monocytic leukemia cells.

It suggests that the cytotoxic action may help stop rapidly growing malignant tumors.

Parinaric Acid Has Fluorescent Properties

18:4, parinaric acid, also called octadecatetraenoic acid. It is a polyunsaturated long-chain fatty acid. (source đź——)

Parinaric acid has fluorescent properties. It is commonly used as a molecular probe in the study of biomembranes. (source đź——)

Synthesize From ALA

It is possible for the body to synthesize parinaric acid from ALA, if it is needed. alpha-linoleic acid. (source đź——)

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