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Oleic
Overview
Name
Oleic acid
Synonyms
Oleic ; Oleic acid ;
ChEBI ID
IUPHAR ID
PubChem ID
CAS Registry ID
112-80-1
Jmol
Not available
Description
Oleic acid is a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid that is one of the most widely distributed and abundant fatty acids in nature. It is used commercially in the preparation of oleates and lotions, and as a pharmaceutical solvent. It is a ligand for peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-δ (PPARδ) and PPARγ, members of the PPAR subfamily of nuclear receptor superfamily of transcription factors. It has been used in the treatment of adrenoleukodystrophy.
Pathways
Pharmacogenomics
Nuclear Receptors
Datasets
Pharmacology
Carriers
Enzymes
Targets
Transporters
Literature