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685

Food

685 a.k.a. gamma-Linolenic acid or GLA, is a fatty acid found primarily in vegetable oils. It is sold as a dietary supplement for a variety of human health problems, although there is little or no evidence of its effectiveness. However when acting on GLA, 5-lipoxygenase produces no leukotrienes and the conversion by the enzyme of arachidonic acid to leukotrienes is inhibited.

  • also known as 18:3 n-6 c,c,c, F18D3CN6

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  1. 685 a.k.a. Pilonidal cyst: A pilonidal cyst, also referred to as a pilonidal abscess, pilonidal sinus or sacrococcygeal fistula, is a cyst or abscess near or on the natal cleft of the buttocks that often contains hair and skin debris.
    • also known as pilonidal abscess, pilonidal sinus, sacrococcygeal fistula
  2. 685 a.k.a. WCW WorldWide was a syndicated TV show produced by World Championship Wrestling aired from 1975 to 2001. The rights to WCW WorldWide now belong to WWE.
  3. 685 a.k.a. Gloeocapsa magma is a species of cyanobacteria. Cyanobacteria are an ancient line of photosynthesizing bacteria, which photolyze water generating oxygen gas. Ancient cyanobacteria were ancestral to the chloroplasts of all plants on earth. Gloeocapsa magma has gained notoriety in the Southeastern United States, but, it is also spreading throughout the Midwest. This particular type of cyanobacteria is responsible for creating black stains and streaks on roofs. The bacteria accumulate over time as it feeds on moisture and calcium carbonate. This accumulation begins to show the black stains as the cyanobacteria develop their dark and hard UV-protective outer coating.
  4. 685 a.k.a. betacellulin is a gene.

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