From Ancient Nutrients to Omega-3 Fatty Acids Modern Nutraceuticals

ABBREVIATIONS
AA        arachidonic acid (20:5n-6)
ALA alpha-linolenic acid or linolenic acid (18:3n-3)
C           carbon atom
COX cyclooxygenase
D5D      delta-5 desaturase
D6D      delta-6 desaturase
DHA docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n-3)
DPA      docosapentaenoic acid (22:5n-3)
EFA      essentia…

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