A simple synthesis of all-cis-3,6,9, 12,15-octadecapentaenoic acid

D. V. Kuklev, N. A. Latyshev, V. V. Bezuglov

M. M. Shemyakin Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the USSR. Moscow, Institute of Marine Biology, Far East Branch, Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Vladivostok

Abstract: A practical synthesis of all-cis 3,6,9,12,15-octadecapentaenoic acid (ODPA) from natural all-cis 4,7,10,14,16,19-docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and spectral properties of this unusual fatty acid are described.

Russian Journal of Bioorganic Chemistry 1991, 17 (10):1433-1436

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