alpha-Linolenic Acid Metabolism Pathway

Known as: ALA metabolism, alpha-linolenic acid metabolic process, alpha-linolenic acid metabolism 
The chemical reactions and pathways involving alpha-linolenic acid, an unsaturated omega-6 fatty acid that has the molecular formula C18H32O2. [CHEBI… (More)
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2013
2013
It is generally accepted that, in vertebrates, omega-3 (n-3) and omega-6 (n-6) poly-unsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) compete for… (More)
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2012
2012
Previous observational studies have reported associations between prostate cancer and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). However, few… (More)
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2011
2011
BACKGROUND Δ6-Desaturase (Fads2) is widely regarded as rate-limiting in the conversion of dietary α-linolenic acid (18:3n-3; ALA… (More)
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2011
2011
OBJECTIVE To analyze relationships between serum free fatty acid (FFA) concentrations and pregnancy. DESIGN Prospective cohort… (More)
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2010
2010
5-Aminolevulinate (ALA) is well-known as an essential biosynthetic precursor of all tetrapyrrole compounds, which has been… (More)
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2006
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2006
BACKGROUND Human in vivo data on dietary determinants of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA; 18:3n-3) metabolism are scarce. OBJECTIVE… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
PURPOSE OF REVIEW This review critically evaluates current knowledge of alpha-linolenic acid metabolism in adult humans based on… (More)
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2002
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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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2001
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2001
A physiological compartmental model of alpha-linolenic acid metabolism was derived from the plasma concentration-time curves for… (More)
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1997
1997
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) with topical 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) is increasingly employed for skin cancer, yet ALA dosing is… (More)
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