Mechanisms regulating brain docosahexaenoic acid uptake: what is the recent evidence?

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PURPOSE OF REVIEW To summarize recent advances pertaining to the mechanisms regulating brain docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) uptake. DHA is an omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid highly enriched in neuronal membranes and it is implicated in several important neurological processes. However, DHA synthesis is extremely limited within the brain. RECENT FINDINGS… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MCO.0000000000000440

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@article{ChouinardWatkins2017MechanismsRB, title={Mechanisms regulating brain docosahexaenoic acid uptake: what is the recent evidence?}, author={Rapha{\"{e}l Chouinard-Watkins and R. J. Scott Lacombe and Richard P. Bazinet}, journal={Current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care}, year={2017} }