Phytanic acid

ID334
NamePhytanic acid
Synonymscis-3,7,11,15-Tetramethylhexadecanoic acid
StructureThumb
Description
GroupFatty acids
Sub-groupBranched-chain fatty acids
Exposure sourceDiet
Use
CAS number14721-66-5
PubChem ID26840
ChEBI ID16285
FooDB IDFDB022252
HMDB IDHMDB00801

Biomarker measurements

Biomarker concentration values

IDParent IDDepthSubject groupPopulationCountryCountry codeCohortTime definitionBiospecimenAnalytical methodBiomarkerBiomarker detailMeasurement sizeDetected (nb)Detected (%)Detected only?Arithmethic meanArithmethic SDGeometric meanGeometric SDMinMin (detected)Percentile_05Percentile_10Percentile_25MedianPercentile_75Percentile_90Percentile_95MaxInterquartile rangeMean 95% CI lowerMean 95% CI upperGMean 95% CI lowerGMean 95% CI upperUnitConverted arithmetic meanConverted geometric meanConverted medianAdjustment typeAdjusted onRegressed onExpressed asPublication
30810Meat eatersWomen with different dietsUnited KingdomGBEPIC-Oxford (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition)Plasma, non-fastingGC-MS after acid hydrolysisPhytanic acid255.774.47.57umol/L5770.0 nmol/LCrudeAllen 2008
30990Lacto-ovo-vegetariansWomen with different dietsUnited KingdomGBEPIC-Oxford (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition)Plasma, non-fastingGC-MS after acid hydrolysisPhytanic acid253.933.05.15umol/L3930.0 nmol/LCrudeAllen 2008
31050VegansWomen with different dietsUnited KingdomGBEPIC-Oxford (European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition)Plasma, non-fastingGC-MS after acid hydrolysisPhytanic acid460.860.71.05umol/L860.0 nmol/LCrudeAllen 2008

Intake values

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Correlation values

Reproducibility values

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