[Diet as a determinant of central nervous system development: role of essential fatty acids].

@article{Lutz1998DietAA,
  title={[Diet as a determinant of central nervous system development: role of essential fatty acids].},
  author={Mariane Lutz},
  journal={Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion},
  year={1998},
  volume={48 1},
  pages={29-34}
}
  • Mariane Lutz
  • Published 1998 in Archivos latinoamericanos de nutricion
Nervous system is second to adipose tissue in containing the highest lipid concentration. Membrane phospholipids possess a high content of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) of the n-3 and n-6 families, derived from the corresponding essential fatty acids. Docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n-3) is found in the highest concentrations in the gray matter… CONTINUE READING