nervonic acid

ner·von·ic ac·id

(ner-von'ik as'id),
A 24-carbon straight-chain fatty acid with a cis double bond between C-15 and C-16; occurs in cerebrosides such as nervone.

ner·von·ic ac·id

(nĕr-von'ik as'id)
A 24-carbon straight-chain fatty acid unsaturated between C-15 and C-16; occurs in cerebrosides such as nervone.
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0 -- Tricosanoic acid (C23:0) -- -- Lignoceric acid (C24:0) -- -- Docosahexaenoic acid -- -- (C22:6 [omega]3) Nervonic acid (C24:1) -- -- Fatty acids Flaxseed oil Dried whitebait Myristic acid (C14:0) -- 1.
Nevertheless, nervonic acid is an important factor in the biosynthesis of nerve cell myelin [27], and is recommended as a supplement to prevent disorders such as adrenoleukodystrophy and multiple sclerosis in elderly people [28].
Sargent JR, Coupland K and R Wilson Nervonic acid and demyelinating disease.
Relationships between serum unsaturated fatty acids and coronary risk factors: negative relations between nervonic acid and obesity-related risk factors.
More importantly, the oil contained noticeable amounts of nervonic acid (NA) (5.
The fatty acids of purpleblow maple seed oil contain 5 to 6 percent nervonic acid (NA).