Impact of parenteral n-3 fatty acids on experimental acute colitis.

  title={Impact of parenteral n-3 fatty acids on experimental acute colitis.},
  author={F{\'a}bio Guilherme Caserta Maryssael de Campos and Dan Linetzky Waitzberg and Angelita Habr-Gama and {\^A}ngela Fl{\'a}via Logullo and Irene L. Noronha and Sonia Jancar and Raquel S Torrinhas and Peter Fuerst},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  volume={87 Suppl 1},
The present study was undertaken to investigate the effects of parenteral lipid emulsions (LE) enriched with n-3 fatty acids (n-3 FA) in experimental acute colitis. Seventy-four adult male Wistar rats were randomized into six groups, five of which had acetic acid-induced colitis. The animals received a fat-free diet and water ad libitum in individual metabolic cages. By a central venous catheter, saline was infused (0.5 ml/h) into the control groups CS (without colitis) and CC (with colitis… CONTINUE READING
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