EPA is an w-3 fatty acid abundantly available in marine organisms.{48419} It is oxygenated by COX-1 and COX-2 at rates of about 5% and 30%, respectively, compared to arachidonic acid.{16250} EPA has been shown to offer protection against coronary heart disease, thrombosis, ischemic brain injury, scaly dermatitis, and some inflammatory diseases.{32,208} Eicosapentaenoic acid (peroxide free) contains the antioxidant BHT (Item No. 89910). BHT-free eicosapentaenoic acid (Item Nos. 90110 | 21908) is also available.
Specifications
Size
50 mg
CAS number
10417-94-4
Supplier
Cayman Chemical
Shipping & storage
Shipping condition
Dry Ice
Storage temperature
-20°C