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gamma-Linolenic Acid

An omega-6 fatty acid produced in the body as the delta 6-desaturase metabolite of linoleic acid. It is converted to dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid, a biosynthetic precursor of monoenoic prostaglandins such as PGE1. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)
Also Known As:
gamma-Linolenic Acid, Ammonium Salt; gamma-Linolenic Acid, Cerium Salt; gamma-Linolenic Acid, Indium Salt; gamma-Linolenic Acid, Lithium Salt; gamma-Linolenic Acid, Potassium Salt; gamma-Linolenic Acid, Sodium Salt; gamma-Linolenic Acid, Zinc Salt; gamma Linolenic Acid; gamma Linolenic Acid, Ammonium Salt; gamma Linolenic Acid, Cerium Salt; gamma Linolenic Acid, Indium Salt; gamma Linolenic Acid, Lithium Salt; gamma Linolenic Acid, Potassium Salt; gamma Linolenic Acid, Sodium Salt; gamma Linolenic Acid, Zinc Salt; 6,9,12-Octadecatrienoic acid, (Z,Z,Z)-
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1. Das, Undurti N: 10 articles (10/2015 - 07/2002)
2. Singer, Pierre: 4 articles (03/2015 - 04/2006)
3. Colquhoun, Alison: 4 articles (04/2014 - 08/2003)
4. Colomer, Ramon: 4 articles (01/2005 - 04/2002)
5. Cooper, A J: 4 articles (02/2004 - 03/2002)
6. Cohen, Jonathan: 3 articles (03/2015 - 04/2006)
7. Benadiba, Marcel: 3 articles (04/2014 - 01/2009)
8. Miyake, Juliano Andreoli: 3 articles (04/2014 - 01/2009)
9. Ziboh, Vincent A: 3 articles (04/2006 - 11/2002)
10. Suresh, Y: 3 articles (03/2006 - 02/2003)

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5. Pain (Aches)

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2. Infusion Pumps (Infusion Pump)
3. Free Tissue Flaps
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5. Intravesical Administration