Conjugated linoleic acid and inflammatory cell signalling.

  title={Conjugated linoleic acid and inflammatory cell signalling.},
  author={Clare M. Reynolds and Helen M. Roche},
  journal={Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids},
  volume={82 4-6},
Conjugated linoleic acids (CLA) are a family of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), some isomers occurring naturally in beef and dairy products and others being formed as a result of bihydrogenation of vegetable oils to form margarine. Synthetic and natural sources of CLA may have beneficial effects in a range of inflammatory conditions including colitis, atherosclerosis, metabolic syndrome and rheumatoid arthritis. Most of the biological effects have been attributed to the cis9, trans11- (c9… CONTINUE READING


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