Beneficial effect of salmon roe phosphatidylcholine in chronic liver disease.

@article{Hayashi1999BeneficialEO,
  title={Beneficial effect of salmon roe phosphatidylcholine in chronic liver disease.},
  author={Hideyuki Hayashi and Yukako Tanaka and Hidehiko Hibino and Yoshiki Umeda and Hideaki Kawamitsu and Hiroshi Fujimoto and Taisaku Amakawa},
  journal={Current medical research and opinion},
  year={1999},
  volume={15 3},
  pages={177-84}
}
Phosphatidylcholine (PC), especially dilinoleoyl-PC, has been reported to be effective in preventing hepatic fibrosis in chronically alcohol-fed baboons. Continuous hepatic inflammation predisposes the structure of the liver to fibrosis. Since n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) have been shown to exhibit an anti-inflammatory effect, we tested the hypothesis that n-3 PUFA PC as a dietary supplement has a beneficial effect on chronic liver disease susceptible to fibrosis. Salmon roe… CONTINUE READING