Linolenic Acid

Known as: Fatty Acid 18:3, (9,12,15)-linolenic acid, (9Z,12Z,15Z)-Octadecatrienoic acid 
A polyunsaturated long-chain fatty acid with an 18-carbon backbone and exactly three double bonds. At least 17 different isomers of this compound are… (More)

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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) reduces cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, possibly by favorably changing vascular inflammation and… (More)
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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 alpha-linolenic acid (ALNA) to… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The capacity for conversion of alpha-linolenic acid (ALNA) to n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids was investigated in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
A physiological compartmental model of alpha-linolenic acid metabolism was derived from the plasma concentration-time curves for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Results reported in this work suggest a potential therapeutic value of polyunsaturated fatty acids for cerebral pathologies as… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Experimental studies in laboratory animals and humans suggest that alpha-linolenic acid (18:3n-3) may reduce the risk… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
In a prospective, randomised single-blinded secondary prevention trial we compared the effect of a Mediterranean alpha-linolenic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
For sixteen years, the American Institute of Nutrition Rodent Diets, AIN-76 and AIN-76A, have been used extensively around the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Feeding rats diets containing oils that have a low alpha-linolenic acid [18:3(n-3)] content, such as sunflower oil, results in… (More)
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