A healthy result should fall into the range 3.7 - 18.1 µmol/L.
Eicosenoic acid has recently been reported as one of the five biomarkers for diagnosis of schizophrenia:
Eicosenoic acid is one of the metabolites produced from the degradation of fatty acids. Long-chain fatty acids are fatty acids with an aliphatic tail that contains between 13 and 21 carbonatoms. 11-Eicosenoic acid is practically insoluble (in water) and a weakly acidic compound. 11Z-Eicosenoic acid is a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid found in a variety of plant oils. It is also found in the red cell membrane with increased concentrations in children with regressive autism.
insert the value from you 11-Eicosenoic test result.
Elevated levels of this fatty acid might indicate increased fatty acids catabolism, an alternative energy source in the brain when mitochondrial glycolytic energy generation is insufficient.
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