Polyunsaturated fatty acid levels of serum and red blood cells in apparently healthy Japanese subjects living in an urban area.

@article{Yanagisawa2010PolyunsaturatedFA,
  title={Polyunsaturated fatty acid levels of serum and red blood cells in apparently healthy Japanese subjects living in an urban area.},
  author={Naotake Yanagisawa and Kazunori Shimada and Tetsuro Miyazaki and Atsumi Kume and Yohei Kitamura and Ryoko Ichikawa and Hirotoshi Ohmura and Takashi Kiyanagi and Makoto Hiki and Kosuke Fukao and Katsuhiko Sumiyoshi and Kuniaki Hirose and Rie Matsumori and Hirotaka Takizawa and Kiyotaka Fujii and Hiroshi Mokuno and Nao Inoue and Hiroyuki Daida},
  journal={Journal of atherosclerosis and thrombosis},
  year={2010},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={285-94}
}
AIM We assessed levels of polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) in serum and red blood cells (RBCs) among groups stratified by generation and its clinical significance in Japanese subjects living in an urban area. METHODS We enrolled 200 apparently healthy Japanese (126 males, mean age: 50.3+/-9.2 years) living in an urban area. Levels of PUFA, including eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), arachidonic acid (AA), and dihomo-gamma-linolenic acid (DGLA) in serum and RBCs were… CONTINUE READING