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Eicosapentaenoic Acid

Known as: Icosapentaenoic Acid, cis-delta(5,8,11,14,17)-Eicosapentaenoic acid, All cis-5,8,11,14,17-Eicosapentaenoic Acid 
An essential, polyunsaturated, 20-carbon omega-3 fatty acid with anti-inflammatory and potential antineoplastic and chemopreventive activities… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Omega-3 fatty acids (omega-3 FAs), DHA and EPA, exert anti-inflammatory effects, but the mechanisms are poorly understood. Here… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
This paper reviews the factors affecting the fatty acid composition of adipose tissue and muscle in pigs, sheep and cattle and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Epidemiological and clinical evidence suggests that an increased intake of long-chain n-3 fatty acids protects against… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
  • P. Calder
  • The American journal of clinical nutrition
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 787237
Inflammation is part of the normal host response to infection and injury. However, excessive or inappropriate inflammation… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Resolvin E1 (RvE1; 5S,12R,18R-trihydroxyeicosapentaenoic acid) is an antiinflammatory lipid mediator derived from omega-3 fatty… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
fatty acids affect cardiac function (including antiarrhythmic effects), hemodynamics (cardiac mechanics), and arterial… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The extent to which women of reproductive age are able to convert the n−3 fatty acid α-linolenic acid (ALNA) to eicosapentaenoic… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Aspirin (ASA) is unique among current therapies because it acetylates cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 enabling the biosynthesis of R… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVES Recent studies in animal models of sepsis-induced acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) have shown that a low… Expand
Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Unlike arachidonic acid (eicosatetraenoic acid, C20:4omega-6, A.A.), eicosapentaenoic acid (C20:5omega-3, E.P.A.) does not induce… Expand