timnodonic acid

tim·no·don·ic ac·id

(tim'nō-don'ok as'id),
A 20-carbon fatty acid with five cis double bonds located on carbons 5, 8, 11, 14, and 17; an important component of fish oils; a precursor to the 3-series prostaglandins, for example, PGE3.
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Arachdonic acid (20:4 n-6), timnodonic acid (20:5 n-3), behenic acid (22:0), and clupadonic acid (22:5 n-3) were higher (p<0.