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Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids

Known as: PUFA, Fatty Acid, Total Polyunsaturated, acids fatty polyunsaturated 
A fatty acid containing more than one double bond (C=C). The essential fatty acids omega-3 and omega-6 are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) that… 
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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
2006
Review
2006
  • P. Calder
  • 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… 
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
2000
Review
2000
Many antiinflammatory pharmaceutical products inhibit the production of certain eicosanoids and cytokines and it is here that… 
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
447 Summary Background There is conflicting evidence on the benefits of foods rich in vitamin E (α -tocopherol), n-3… 
Review
1991
Review
1991
  • A. Simopoulos
  • 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
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We examined whether the synthesis of interleukin-1 or tumor necrosis factor, two cytokines with potent inflammatory activities… 
Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Twenty patients consumed a liquid diet in which the predominant fatty acids were either saturated (Sat), monounsaturated (Mono…