RefMet Compound Details

MW structure573 (View MW Metabolite Database details)
RefMet namegamma-Linolenic acid
Alternative nameFA 18:3(6Z,9Z,12Z)
Systematic name6Z,9Z,12Z-octadecatrienoic acid
Exact mass278.224580 (neutral)
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FormulaC18H30O2View other entries in RefMet with this formula
InChIKeyVZCCETWTMQHEPK-QNEBEIHSSA-NView other enantiomers/diastereomers of this metabolite in RefMet
Super ClassFatty Acyls
Main ClassFatty acids
Sub ClassUnsaturated FA
Pubchem CID5280933
Annotation level1   (1:Known structure; 2:Known regiochemistry; 3:Partial structure; 4:Sum-composition)
Human quantitationView measurements in targeted assays on human samples

Table of KEGG reactions in human pathways involving gamma-Linolenic acid

Rxn IDKEGG ReactionEnzyme
R08181 gamma-Linolenoyl-CoA + H2O <=> CoA + (6Z,9Z,12Z)-Octadecatrienoic acidgamma-Linolenoyl-CoA + H2O <=> CoA + (6Z,9Z,12Z)-Octadecatrienoic acid

Table of KEGG human pathways containing gamma-Linolenic acid

Pathway IDHuman Pathway# of reactions
hsa01040 Biosynthesis of unsaturated fatty acids 1