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pristanic acid

Known as: 2,6,10, 14-tetramethylpentadecanoic acid 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2011
Review
2011
Phytanic acid (3,7,11,15-tetramethylhexadecanoic acid) is a branched-chain fatty acid which cannot be beta-oxidized due to the… Expand
Review
2010
Review
2010
In humans, peroxisomes harbor a complex set of enzymes acting on various lipophilic carboxylic acids, organized in two basic… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
The branched-chain fatty acid phytanic acid is a constituent of the diet, present in diary products, meat and fish. Degradation… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
Phytanic acid is a methyl-branched fatty acid present in the human diet. Due to its structure, degradation by beta-oxidation is… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Phytanic acid and pristanic acid are branched-chain fatty acids, present at micromolar concentrations in the plasma of healthy… Expand
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
alpha-Methylacyl-CoA racemase plays an important role in the beta-oxidation of branched-chain fatty acids and fatty acid… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The relationship between peroxisomal and mitochondrial oxidation of the methyl branched fatty acids, phytanic acid and pristanic… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
A common feature of most peroxisomal disorders is the accumulation of very-long-chain fatty acids (VLCFAs) and/or pristanic and… Expand
Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Rat liver peroxisomes contain three acyl-CoA oxidases: palmitoyl-CoA oxidase, which oxidizes the CoA esters of straight chain… Expand
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Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
Abstract A defect in phytanic acid oxidation was demonstrated in cultured fibroblasts derived from skin biopsies of 11 patients… Expand