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Substance Name: 5,8,11,14-Eicosatetraenoic acid, sodium salt, (all-Z)-
RN: 6610-25-9
InChIKey: DDMGAAYEUNWXSI-XVSDJDOKSA-M

Note

  • 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.

Molecular Formula

  • C20-H31-O2.Na

Molecular Weight

  • 326.453
 
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Names and Synonyms

Synonyms

  • Arachidonic acid sodium salt
  • Sodium arachidonate

Systematic Name

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

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 6610-25-9

System Generated Number

  • 0006610259

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C20-H31-O2.Na

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C20-H31-O2
  • COMPONENT
  • Na

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C20H32O2.Na/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20(21)22;/h6-7,9-10,12-13,15-16H,2-5,8,11,14,17-19H2,1H3,(H,21,22);/q;+1/p-1/b7-6-,10-9-,13-12-,16-15-;

InChIKey

DDMGAAYEUNWXSI-XVSDJDOKSA-M

Smiles

C(=C/C\C=C/C\C=C/CCCCC)\C\C=C/CCCC([O-])=O.[Na+]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intravenous 33mg/kg (33mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES
Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Vol. 224, Pg. 369, 1983.
rabbit LDLo intravenous 1mg/kg (1mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY OBSTRUCTION
Thrombosis Research. Vol. 9, Pg. 67, 1976.
rat LDLo intravenous 100mg/kg (100mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CYANOSIS

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY OBSTRUCTION
Thrombosis Research. Vol. 9, Pg. 67, 1976.