"Linoleic Acid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A doubly unsaturated fatty acid, occurring widely in plant glycosides. It is an essential fatty acid in mammalian nutrition and is used in the biosynthesis of prostaglandins and cell membranes. (From Stedman, 26th ed)
- Linoleic Acid
- 9,12-Octadecadienoic Acid
- 9,12 Octadecadienoic Acid
- Acid, 9,12-Octadecadienoic
- Linolelaidic Acid
- trans,trans-9,12-Octadecadienoic Acid
- Linoleic Acid, (E,E)-Isomer
- 9-trans,12-trans-Octadecadienoic Acid
- 9 trans,12 trans Octadecadienoic Acid
- Linoelaidic Acid
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