eicosatetraynoic acid

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Any straight‐chain fatty acid having twenty carbon atoms andfour triple bonds per molecule. eicosa‐5,8,11,14‐tetraynoic acid (abbr.: ETYA) is a relatively nonspecific inhibitor of reactions involving arachidonate, including phospholipase A2, prostaglandin‐endoperoxide synthase, and lipoxygenase.


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