Use of greek letters to designate carbons in fatty acids

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Title Use of greek letters to designate carbons in fatty acids
Date 1997-01-01
Subject Nomenclature
Description The carbon next to the -COOH group is the alpha carbon; the next one is the beta carbon, and so forth. The carbon most distant from the -COOH group is designated omega. Carbons close to the omega carbon may be designated in relation to it. E.g., the third carbon from the end is omega - 3, and the sixth carbon from the end is omega - 6.
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Rights http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/1.0/
Collection Knowledge Weavers Fatty Acids
ARK ark:/87278/s65t6kb4
Setname ehsl_heal
Date Created 2012-10-05
Date Modified 2012-10-05
ID 870161
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s65t6kb4
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