(all-Z)-5,8,11,14-Eicosatetraenoic acid

An unsaturated, essential fatty acid. It is found in Animal and Human fat as well as in the liver, Brain, and glandular organs, and is a constituent of Animal Phosphatides. It is formed by the synthesis from dietary Linoleic Acid and is a precursor in the biosynthesis of Prostaglandins, Thromboxanes, and Leukotrienes.