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Fatty Acids, Omega-6

Known as: n-6 Fatty Acid, Omega 6 Fatty Acid, Acids, N-6 Fatty 
FATTY ACIDS which have the first unsaturated bond in the sixth position from the omega carbon. A typical American diet tends to contain substantially… 
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Omega-6 (n-6) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) (e.g., arachidonic acid (AA)) and omega-3 (n-3) PUFA (e.g., eicosapentaenoic… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND The consumption of omega-3 (n-3) and omega-6 (n-6) essential fatty acids in Western diets is thought to have changed… 
Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
CONTEXT The use of antipsychotic medication for the prevention of psychotic disorders is controversial. Long-chain omega-3 (omega… 
Review
2009
Review
2009
A large body of literature suggests that higher intakes of omega-6 (or n-6) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) reduce risk for… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic and animal studies have suggested that dietary fish or fish oil rich in omega-3 fatty acids, for example… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The effects of dietary fats on the risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) have traditionally been estimated from their… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Both n−6 and n−3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) are recognized as essential nutrients in the human diet, yet reliable data on… 
Review
1991
Review
1991
  • A. Simopoulos
  • The American journal of clinical nutrition
  • 1991
  • Corpus ID: 4444962
Several sources of information suggest that man evolved on a diet with a ratio of omega 6 to omega 3 fatty acids of approximately… 
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
Docosahexaenoic acid [22:6 omega 3; 22:6-(4,7,10,13,16,19)] is the major polyunsaturated fatty acid in the photoreceptor… 
Highly Cited
1956
Highly Cited
1956