The effect of dietary essential fatty acids on the concentration of serum and liver lipids in the rat.

@article{Sinclair1970TheEO,
  title={The effect of dietary essential fatty acids on the concentration of serum and liver lipids in the rat.},
  author={Andrew J E Sinclair and F. D. Collins},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={1970},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={971-82}
}
I . By feeding safflower-seed oil to rats deficient in the essential fatty acids it was found that major changes in the liver and serum triglycerides had occurred in 4 d although the fatty acid composition had not fully returned to normal. 2. Rats which had been on a saturated-fat diet for 18 weeks were given for 4 d, a diet supplemented with safflower-seed oil, methyl linolenate or ethyl arachidonate. Linoleic and linolenic acids failed to reduce the liver triglycerides but had some effect in… CONTINUE READING