Biochemistry and physiology of n-3 fatty acids.

  title={Biochemistry and physiology of n-3 fatty acids.},
  author={William E. M. Lands},
  journal={FASEB journal : official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology},
  volume={6 8},
Considering the n-3 fatty acids to be partial agonists relative to n-6 fatty acids helps consolidate into a unified interpretation the many diverse reports and controversies on the actions of these two types of essential fatty acids. Some research reports illustrate the similarities between these two types and some emphasize the differences, leaving readers to evaluate the status of n-3 fatty acids from a viewpoint that is conceptually similar to regarding a glass of water as half empty or half… CONTINUE READING