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What does D6D stand for?

D6D stands for Delta-6 Desaturase

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In addition, high linoleic acid intake might result in decreased conversion of alpha-linolenic acid (an omega-3 fatty acid) to eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), due to competition for the enzyme, delta-6 desaturase.