Chemical Component Summary

NameEICOSA-8,11,14-TRIENOIC ACID
SynonymsDIHOMO-GAMMA-LINOLENIC ACID
Identifiers(8Z,11Z,14Z)-icosa-8,11,14-trienoic acid
FormulaC20 H34 O2
Molecular Weight306.483
TypeNON-POLYMER
Isomeric SMILESCCCCC\C=C/C\C=C/C\C=C/CCCCCCC(=O)O
InChIInChI=1S/C20H34O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20(21)22/h6-7,9-10,12-13H,2-5,8,11,14-19H2,1H3,(H,21,22)/b7-6-,10-9-,13-12-
InChIKeyHOBAELRKJCKHQD-QNEBEIHSSA-N

Chemical Details

Formal Charge0
Atom Count56
Chiral Atom Count0
Bond Count55
Aromatic Bond Count0

Drug Info: DrugBank

DrugBank IDDB00154 
NameDihomo-gamma-linolenic acid
Groups
  • nutraceutical
  • investigational
DescriptionA 20-carbon-chain fatty acid, unsaturated at positions 8, 11, and 14. It differs from arachidonic acid, 5,8,11,14-eicosatetraenoic acid, only at position 5.
Synonyms
  • eicosa-8Z,11Z,14Z-trienoic acid
  • C20:3, n-6,9,12 all-cis
  • Dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid
  • all-cis-8,11,14-icosatrienoic acid
  • (Z,Z,Z)-8,11,14-Icosatrienoate
IndicationFor nutritional supplementation, also for treating dietary shortage or imbalance
Categories
  • Dietary Supplements
  • Eicosanoids
  • Fatty Acids
  • Fatty Acids, Unsaturated
  • Lipids
CAS number1783-84-2

Drug Targets

NameTarget SequencePharmacological ActionActions
Prostaglandin G/H synthase 2MLARALLLCAVLALSHTANPCCSHPCQNRGVCMSVGFDQYKCDCTRTGFY...unknown
Prostaglandin G/H synthase 1MSRSLLLWFLLFLLLLPPLPVLLADPGAPTPVNPCCYYPCQHQGICVRFG...unknowninhibitor
Fatty acid-binding protein, brainMVEAFCATWKLTNSQNFDEYMKALGVGFATRQVGNVTKPTVIISQEGDKV...unknown
Drug Info/Drug Targets: DrugBank 3.0: a comprehensive resource for 'omics' research on drugs. Knox C, Law V, Jewison T, Liu P, Ly S, Frolkis A, Pon A, Banco K, Mak C, Neveu V, Djoumbou Y, Eisner R, Guo AC, Wishart DS. Nucleic Acids Res. 2011 Jan; 39 (Database issue):D1035-41. | PMID:21059682

Related Resource References

Resource NameReference
PubChem 5280581
ChEMBL CHEMBL465183
ChEBI CHEBI:53486