Plasma phospholipids and their fatty acid composition in multiple sclerosis


Patients with multiple sclerosis, in whom there is evidence of recent clinical deterioration, have been shown to exhibit a reduction both in the proportion and in the absolute level of linoleic acid in the serum (Baker, Thompson, and Zilkha, 1964, 1966). Since the cholesteryl ester fraction of the plasma lipids contains a much higher proportion of linoleic… (More)


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