Alternative lipids to usual omega 6 PUFAS: gamma-linolenic acid, alpha-linolenic acid, stearidonic acid, EPA, etc.

@article{Spielmann1988AlternativeLT,
  title={Alternative lipids to usual omega 6 PUFAS: gamma-linolenic acid, alpha-linolenic acid, stearidonic acid, EPA, etc.},
  author={Dani{\`e}le Spielmann and U Bracco and Helmut Traitler and Gayle Crozier and Rebecca Holman and Marty Ward and Richard Cotter},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={1988},
  volume={12 6 Suppl},
  pages={111S-123S}
}
The intravenous administration of parenteral fat emulsions is widely used in total parenteral nutrition (TPN) to supply essential fatty acids and concentrated energy in a relatively small volume of isotonic solution. They contain very high amounts of linoleic acid and usually about 8% of alpha-linolenic acid calculated in the fat phase (10 or 20% of the total emulsion). Most of the time one emulsion is given as the sole source of fat, giving direct venous entry to a fatty acid composition… CONTINUE READING