OBO ID: CHEBI:59643
Term Name: thia fatty acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • sulfur-containing fatty acid
  • sulfur-containing fatty acids
  • thia fatty acids
Definition: Any fatty acid having at least one of the chain methylene groups replaced by sulfur. Members of this group are believed to have important pharmacological (antioxidant and antiatherosclerosis) properties.
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Ontology: Chebi
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