Short update on docosapentaenoic acid: a bioactive long-chain n-3 fatty acid.

@article{Kaur2016ShortUO,
  title={Short update on docosapentaenoic acid: a bioactive long-chain n-3 fatty acid.},
  author={Gunveen Kaur and Xiao-Fei Guo and Andrew J E Sinclair},
  journal={Current opinion in clinical nutrition and metabolic care},
  year={2016},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={88-91}
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Docosapentaenoic acid (DPA) is a long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid that is intermediary between eicosapentaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid in the n-3 synthesis pathway. DPA is part of our normal diet through fish and lean red meat. In recent years, DPA has received increasing attention as an important bioactive fatty acid in light of its potential beneficial health effects, which include anti-inflammatory actions, antiplatelet aggregation, and improved plasma lipid… CONTINUE READING
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