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en:linoleic_acid [2013/01/31 14:38] (current)
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 +====== Linoleic acid (18:2) ======
 +A doubly unsaturated fatty acid, occurring widely in plant glycosides. It is an essential fatty acid in mammalian nutrition and is used in the biosynthesis of prostaglandins and cell membranes. (MeSH: [[MeSH>​68019787]])
 +{{pubchem>​l_template:​5280450|Linoleic acid}}
 +{{tag>​en:​Fatty_acids en:​Essential_fatty_acids}}