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LP15414-3   Arachidonate
Arachidonate (AA) is an essential polyunsaturated omega-6 fatty acid that is produced from dietary linoleic acid. AA is located in human fat, liver, brain, and glandular organs and is a mediator of inflammation. The AA within the phospholipids of cell membranes is the surface where the production of a number of biologically active compounds occurs. A few of the compounds produced includes prostaglandins, thromboxanes, and leukotrienes which regulate processes including platelet aggregation, blood clotting, smooth muscle contraction, leukocyte chemotaxis, inflammatory cytokine production, and immune function.[PubChem: 444899] AA is released from the cell membrane when acted upon by phospholipases and then metabolized by cyclooxygenase (COX) producing the prostanoids prostaglandin and thromboxane A2, which can stimulate or mitigate inflammation. PMID: 21508345 One of the benefits of the Omega-3 fatty acids for patients with inflammatory disease is believed to be their selective modification of the metabolism of AA by the omega-3 fatty acids that results in a reduced amount of inflammation. PMID: 23371504 Source: Regenstrief LOINC

Fully-Specified Name

Arachidonate/Fatty acids.C14-C22

Additional Names

Short Name
AA/Fatty acids.C14-C22 MFr Bld
Display Name
Arachidonate (C20:4w6)/Fatty acids.C14-C22 (Bld) [Mass fraction]
Consumer Name Alpha Get Info
Arachidonate (C20:4w6)/Fatty Acids.C14-C22, Blood

Basic Attributes

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Version 2.65
Last Updated
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LOINC Long Common Name
90918-4 Fatty acid omega-3 and omega-6 panel - Blood

Language Variants Get Info

Tag Language Translation
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Acido araquidónico/Ácidos grasos C14-C22:Fracción de masa:Punto temporal:Sangre:Qn:
Synonyms: Cuantitativo
es-MX Spanish (Mexico) Araquidonato / Ácidos grasos C14-C22:Fracción de masa:Punto temporal:Sangre:Cuantitativo:
fr-FR French (France) Arachidonate/acides gras C14-C22:Fraction massique:Ponctuel:Sang:Numérique:
it-IT Italian (Italy) Arachidonato/Acidi grassi.C14-C22:MFr:Pt:Sangue:Qn:
Synonyms: Arachidonato (C20:4w6) Chimica Frazione di massa Punto nel tempo (episodio) Sangue
zh-CN Chinese (China) 花生四烯酸/脂肪酸类.C14-C22:质量分数:时间点:全血:定量型:
Synonyms: 5,8,11,14-二十碳四烯酸;AA;Arch acid;C20:4w6;花生四烯酸(Arachidonic acid,AA);花生四烯酸, C20:4w6;花生脂酸;花生脂酸, C20:4w6 MFr 化学;化学检验项目;化学检验项目类;化学类;化学试验;非刺激耐受型化学检验项目;非刺激耐受型化学检验项目类;非刺激耐受型化学试验;非刺激耐受型化学试验类 可用数量表示的;定量性;数值型;数量型;连续数值型标尺 时刻;随机;随意;瞬间 类脂化合物;类脂物;脂类;脂肪酸;脂质 脂肪酸.C14-C22 血;血液

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