[ EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid, timnodonic acid ]
A polyunsaturated [ Fatty_Acid ] A carboxylic acid with a hydrocarbon chain, usually derived from triglycerides or phospholipids. Fats, oils and esters are comprised of fatty acids. In the body, fatty acids function as the building blocks of cell membranes and signalling More (PUFA) of the omega-3 class. In humans is considered essential.
EPA is essential to the anti-inflammatory series of [ eicosanoids ] Signalling molecules made by oxidation of 20-carbon fatty acids that play an essential role in mediating inflammation. The signals and controls that depend upon eicosanoids are among the most complex in the human body. In addition to More. EPA deficiency has been implicated in a host of disorders including chronic inflammation, allergies, immunodeficiency, atherosclerosis, hypertension and cancer. Both [ Docosahexaenoic acid, DHA, cervonic acid ] A polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) of the omega-3 class. In humans is considered essential. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is an important structural component of the human brain, cerebral cortex, skin, sperm, testicles and retina. More and EPA are being studied for their roles in improving cognitive function and the reduction of Alzheimer’s and cardiovascular [ Disease ] In a living thing, an abnormal condition that is not the direct result of physical injury. Diseases are structural or functional disorders. Medically, they may be classified as infectious (communicable and non-communicable), genetic, physiological deficiency-related. More.
The primary [ Dietary ] adjective. Relating to the diet [def 1.] or foods consumed. More source of EPA (along with DHA) is arctic marine animals, including wild fish, krill and seals. However, there are environmental concerns over the sustainability of these sources. Cultured microalgae holds promise as an environmentally sustainable source of EPA which is also suitable for vegan and vegetarian diets.