Omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid is the precursor of neuroprotectin D1 in the nervous system.

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Omega–3 fatty acids cannot be made de novo in the human body. They are derived from linolenic acid (18:3,n–3) and are an essential part of the human diet. A substantial body of research exists indicating the beneficial effects of increased dietary intake of essential omega–3 fatty acids on cardiovascular and brain health. They are required to maintain… (More)
DOI: 10.1159/000192994

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@article{Niemoller2009Omega3FA, title={Omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid is the precursor of neuroprotectin D1 in the nervous system.}, author={Tiffany D Niemoller and David T. Stark and Nicolas G Bazan}, journal={World review of nutrition and dietetics}, year={2009}, volume={99}, pages={46-54} }