Attenuation of the febrile response in guinea pigs by fish oil enriched diets.

@article{Pomposelli1989AttenuationOT,
  title={Attenuation of the febrile response in guinea pigs by fish oil enriched diets.},
  author={James John Pomposelli and Edward A. Mascioli and Bruce Ryan Bistrian and S. M. Lopes and George L. Blackburn},
  journal={JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition},
  year={1989},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={136-40}
}
The influence of dietary lipid manipulation on the fever response to an injection of murine recombinant Interleukin-1 (rIL-1) in guinea pigs was examined. The animals were fed diets identical except for the lipid source for periods of 5 and 6 wk. In vitro thromboxane B2/B3 (TxB2/B3) production in collagen-stimulated whole blood was also measured. One diet was enriched with menhaden oil, high in the omega-3 series of fatty acids. The other diet contained safflower oil, consisting primarily of… CONTINUE READING