Influence of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Status on the Way Rats Adapt to Chronic Restraint Stress

@article{Hennebelle2012InfluenceOO,
  title={Influence of Omega-3 Fatty Acid Status on the Way Rats Adapt to Chronic Restraint Stress},
  author={M. Hennebelle and L. Balasse and A. Latour and Gaelle Champeil-Potokar and S. Denis and M. Lavialle and P. Gisquet-Verrier and I. Denis and S. Vancassel},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2012},
  volume={7}
}
  • M. Hennebelle, L. Balasse, +6 authors S. Vancassel
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • PLoS ONE
  • Omega-3 fatty acids are important for several neuronal and cognitive functions. Altered omega-3 fatty acid status has been implicated in reduced resistance to stress and mood disorders. We therefore evaluated the effects of repeated restraint stress (6 h/day for 21 days) on adult rats fed omega-3 deficient, control or omega-3 enriched diets from conception. We measured body weight, plasma corticosterone and hippocampus glucocorticoid receptors and correlated these data with emotional and… CONTINUE READING
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