Mechanisms of action of docosahexaenoic acid in the nervous system

@article{Salem2001MechanismsOA,
  title={Mechanisms of action of docosahexaenoic acid in the nervous system},
  author={N. Salem and B. Litman and Hee-Yong Kim and K. Gawrisch},
  journal={Lipids},
  year={2001},
  volume={36},
  pages={945-959}
}
AbtractThis review describes (from both the animal and human literature) the biological consequences of losses in nervous system docosahexaenoate (DHA). It then concentrates on biological mechanisms that may serve to explain changes in brain and retinal function. Brief consideration is given to actions of DHA as a nonesterified fatty acid and as a docosanoid or other bioactive molecule. The role of DHA-phospholipids in regulating G-protein signaling is presented in the context of studies with… Expand
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