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Dihomogammalinolenate, dihomo‐γ‐linolenate, (allZ)‐eicosa‐8,11,14‐trienoate; an intermediate in the synthesis of arachidonate from linoleate, formed by Δ6 desaturation and chain elongation. It acts as a precursor for the PG1 series of prostaglandins. See also eicosatrienoic acid.


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