List of omega-3 fatty acids

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This is a list of omega-3 fatty acids.

Common name Lipid name Chemical name
α-Linolenic acid (ALA) 18:3 (n-3) octadeca-9,12,15-trienoic acid
Stearidonic acid 18:4 (n-3) octadeca-6,9,12,15-tetraenoic acid
Eicosatetraenoic acid 20:4 (n-3) eicosa-8,11,14,17-tetraenoic acid
Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) 20:5 (n-3) eicosa-5,8,11,14,17-pentaenoic acid
Docosapentaenoic acid 22:5 (n-3) docosa-7,10,13,16,19-pentaenoic acid
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) 22:6 (n-3) docosa-4,7,10,13,16,19-hexaenoic acid

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