Descriptor English: Fatty Acids, Unsaturated
Descriptor Spanish: Ácidos Grasos Insaturados
Descriptor Portuguese: Ácidos Graxos Insaturados
Descriptor French: Acides gras insaturés
Entry term(s): Acids, Polyunsaturated Fatty
Acids, Unsaturated Fatty
Fatty Acids, Polyunsaturated
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids
Unsaturated Fatty Acids
Tree number(s): D10.251.355
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: FATTY ACIDS in which the carbon chain contains one or more double or triple carbon-carbon bonds.
Annotation: GEN or unspecified; prefer specific groups or specific acid
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Previous Indexing: Fatty Acids, Essential (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note: 73
History Note: 73
DeCS ID: 5334
Unique ID: D005231
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Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Fatty Acids, Unsaturated - Preferred
Concept UI M0008271
Scope note FATTY ACIDS in which the carbon chain contains one or more double or triple carbon-carbon bonds.
Preferred term Fatty Acids, Unsaturated
Entry term(s) Acids, Unsaturated Fatty
Unsaturated Fatty Acids
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0008272
Preferred term Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids
Entry term(s) Acids, Polyunsaturated Fatty
Fatty Acids, Polyunsaturated

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