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Fatty acids, the immune response, and autoimmunity: a question of n-6 essentiality and the balance between n-6 and n-3

Lipids

Apr 1, 2003

Laurence S Harbige

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The essentiality of n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) is described in relation to a thymus/thymocyte accretion of arachidonic acid (20:4n-6, AA) in early development, and the high requirement of lymphoid and other cells of the immune system for AA and linoleic acid (1 8:2n-6, LA) f...read more

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Fatty acids, the immune response, and autoimmunity: a question of n-6 essentiality and the balance between n-6 and n-3

Lipids

Apr 1, 2003

Laurence S Harbige

PMID: 12848277

DOI: 10.1007/s11745-003-1067-z

Abstract

The essentiality of n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) is described in relation to a thymus/thymocyte accretion of arachidonic acid (20:4n-6, AA) in early development, and the high requirement of lymphoid and other cells of the immune system for AA and linoleic acid (1 8:2n-6, LA) f...read more

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Immune System
Thymocyte
Benign Neoplasm of Thymus
Recombinant Transforming Growth Factor
Fish Oils
4
2
115

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