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The Chemical Entities of Biological Interest (ChEBI) ontology is downloaded weekly from EMBL-EBI at http://www.ebi.ac.uk/chebi/. The data is made available under the Creative Commons License (CC BY 3.0, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/). For more information see: Degtyarenko et al. (2008) ChEBI: a database and ontology for chemical entities of biological interest. Nucleic Acids Res. 36, D344–D350.

Term:essential fatty acid
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Accession:CHEBI:59549 term browser browse the term
Definition:Any member of the sub-set of polyunsaturated fatty acid for which there is an absolute dietary requirement.
Synonyms:related_synonym: EFA;   EFAs;   EFS;   acides gras indispensables;   acidos grasos esenciales;   essential fatty acids;   essentielle Fettsaeuren
 xref: PMID:1745654;   PMID:19034351;   PMID:7609665


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  CHEBI ontology 0
    chemical entity 0
      atom 0
        nonmetal atom 0
          carbon atom 0
            organic molecular entity 0
              lipid 0
                fatty acid 0
                  unsaturated fatty acid 0
                    polyunsaturated fatty acid 0
                      essential fatty acid 0
                        linolenic acid + 0
                        omega-3 fatty acid + 0
                        omega-6 fatty acid + 0
                        omega-9 fatty acid + 0
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  CHEBI ontology 0
    subatomic particle 0
      composite particle 0
        hadron 0
          baryon 0
            nucleon 0
              atomic nucleus 0
                atom 0
                  main group element atom 0
                    p-block element atom 0
                      carbon group element atom 0
                        carbon atom 0
                          organic molecular entity 0
                            organic group 0
                              organic divalent group 0
                                organodiyl group 0
                                  carbonyl group 0
                                    carbonyl compound 0
                                      carboxylic acid 0
                                        monocarboxylic acid 0
                                          fatty acid 0
                                            unsaturated fatty acid 0
                                              polyunsaturated fatty acid 0
                                                essential fatty acid 0
                                                  linolenic acid + 0
                                                  omega-3 fatty acid + 0
                                                  omega-6 fatty acid + 0
                                                  omega-9 fatty acid + 0
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