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Olive oil (OO) is the most representative food of the traditional Mediterranean Diet (MedDiet). Increasing evidence suggests that monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) as a nutrient, OO as a food, and(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the effect of a diet rich in mono-unsaturated fatty acids (MUFA), from high-oleic sunflower oil (HOSO) and olive oil, on plasma lipids, erythrocyte membrane lipids (including fatty(More)
BACKGROUND Nuclear transcription factor kappaB (NF-kappaB) plays an important role in atherosclerosis by modulating gene expression. Postprandial lipemia has been correlated with an increase in(More)
Monounsaturated oils, virgin olive oil (VOO) and high oleic sunflower oil (HOSO) are suggested to have selective physiologic effects on humans in the fasting state. The aim of the study was to(More)
The role of diacylglycerol (DG) formation from phosphatidylcholine in mitogenic signal transduction is poorly understood. We have generated this lipid at the plasma membrane by treating Rat-1(More)
The role of phosphatidylcholine (PC) hydrolysis in activation of the mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) pathway by platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) was studied in Rat-1 fibroblasts. PDGF(More)