Dihomo-y-linolenic acid (DGLA) is a metabolite produced by chain elongation of the essential fatty acid y-linolenic acid. Ethyl DGLA is an esterified version of the free acid which is less water soluble, but more amenable for the formulation of DGLA-containing diets and dietary supplements. DGLA has been advanced as a possible treatment for various inflammatory disorders.{2361,1398} Evening primrose oil is a DGLA-rich nutraceutical which has been advocated for such uses.
Specifications
Size
500 mg
CAS number
55968-21-3
Supplier
Cayman Chemical
Shipping & storage
Shipping condition
Dry Ice
Storage temperature
-20°C