For the 1920s French automobile - see Oméga-SixOmega-6 fatty acids (also referred to as ω-6 fatty acids or n-6 fatty acids) are a family of polyunsaturated fatty acids that have in common a final carbon-carbon double bond in the n-6 position, that is, the sixth bond, counting from the methyl end.The biological effects of the omega-6 fatty acids are largely mediated by their conversion to omega-6 eicosanoids that bind to diverse receptors found in every tissue of the body.
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