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# Fatty Acids: Naming Nomenclature

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Fatty acids can be described using a number of different nomenclature systems. You should be familiar with each of these as you read the literature.

Identify ALL of the fatty acids below which are paired with their correct nomenclature.

A

${ C15:0 }$

B

${ C18:3\; \Delta }^{ 9,12,15 }$

C

${ C18:4 (3,6,9,12) }$

D

${ C20:5\; n-3 }$

E

${ C22:6(4,7,10,13,16,19) }$

F

$18:3\; \omega -6$