Docosahexaenoic acid or DHA is a very long chain polyunsaturated fatty acid found in fish oil and algae oil. It is the most common omega 3 fatty acid in the brain and retina. It is a major structural component of grey matter.
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DHA increases the fluidity of cell membranes. acid.
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Learn more[edit | edit source]
- Docosahexaenoic acid - PubChem
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- PubChem. "Docosahexaenoic acid". pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. Retrieved March 5, 2021.
cell membrane A very thin membrane, composed of lipids and protein, that surrounds the cytoplasm of a cell and controls the passage of substances into and out of the cell.