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Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Known as: n 3 Oils, omega-3, n-3 Fatty Acids 
A group of fatty acids, often of marine origin, which have the first unsaturated bond in the third position from the omega carbon. These fatty acids… 
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Omega-6 (n-6) and omega-3 (n-3) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) are precursors of potent lipid mediators, termed eicosanoids… 
Review
2008
Review
2008
  • A. Simopoulos
  • Experimental biology and medicine
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 9044197
Several sources of information suggest that human beings evolved on a diet with a ratio of omega-6 to omega-3 essential fatty… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
fatty acids affect cardiac function (including antiarrhythmic effects), hemodynamics (cardiac mechanics), and arterial… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
  • A. Simopoulos
  • Journal of the American College of Nutrition
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 16733569
Among the fatty acids, it is the omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) which possess the most potent immunomodulatory… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
  • A. Simopoulos
  • Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine…
  • 2002
  • Corpus ID: 8170688
Review
2002
Review
2002
Since the first AHA Science Advisory “Fish Consumption, Fish Oil, Lipids, and Coronary Heart Disease,”1 important new findings… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
CONTEXT Higher consumption of fish and omega-3 fatty acids has been associated with a lower risk of coronary heart disease (CHD… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Aspirin (ASA) is unique among current therapies because it acetylates cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 enabling the biosynthesis of R… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Aspirin therapy inhibits prostaglandin biosynthesis without directly acting on lipoxygenases, yet via acetylation of… 
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…