The effect of dietary arachidonic acid on plasma lipoprotein distributions, apoproteins, blood lipid levels, and tissue fatty acid composition in humans

@article{Nelson1997TheEO,
  title={The effect of dietary arachidonic acid on plasma lipoprotein distributions, apoproteins, blood lipid levels, and tissue fatty acid composition in humans},
  author={Gary J. Nelson and Perla C. Schmidt and Giovanni Bartolini and Darshan Singh Kelley and Stephen D. Phinney and David J. Kyle and Steven D. Silbermann and Ernst J. Schaefer},
  journal={Lipids},
  year={1997},
  volume={32},
  pages={427-433}
}
Normal healthy male volunteers (n=10) were fed diets (high-AA) containing 1.7 g/d of arachidonic acid (AA) for 50 d. The control (low-AA) diet contained 210 mg/d of AA. Dietary AA had no statistically significant effect on the blood cholesterol levels, lipoprotein distribution, or apoprotein levels. Adipose tissue fatty acid composition was not influenced by AA feeding. The plasma total fatty acid composition was markedly enriched in AA after 50 d (P<0.005). The fatty acid composition of plasma… 
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