OBO ID: CHEBI:27283
Term Name: very long-chain fatty acid Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • higher fatty acid
  • very long-chain fatty acids
  • VLCFA
  • VLCFAs
Definition: A fatty acid which has a chain length greater than C22. Very long-chain fatty acids which have a chain length greater than C27 are also known as ultra-long-chain fatty acids.
References:
  • LIPID_MAPS_instance:LMFA01010025
Ontology: Chebi
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