alpha-Linolenic Acid Metabolism Pathway
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It is generally accepted that, in vertebrates, omega-3 (n-3) and omega-6 (n-6) poly-unsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) compete for… (More)
Previous observational studies have reported associations between prostate cancer and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA). However, few… (More)
Δ6-Desaturase (Fads2) is widely regarded as rate-limiting in the conversion of dietary α-linolenic acid (18:3n-3; ALA… (More)
- Fertility and sterility
To analyze relationships between serum free fatty acid (FFA) concentrations and pregnancy.
Prospective cohort… (More)
5-Aminolevulinate (ALA) is well-known as an essential biosynthetic precursor of all tetrapyrrole compounds, which has been… (More)
- The American journal of clinical nutrition
Human in vivo data on dietary determinants of alpha-linolenic acid (ALA; 18:3n-3) metabolism are scarce.
PURPOSE OF REVIEW
This review critically evaluates current knowledge of alpha-linolenic acid metabolism in adult humans based on… (More)
- The British journal of nutrition
The capacity for conversion of alpha-linolenic acid (ALNA) to n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids was investigated in… (More)
- Journal of lipid research
A physiological compartmental model of alpha-linolenic acid metabolism was derived from the plasma concentration-time curves for… (More)
- The Journal of investigative dermatology
Photodynamic therapy (PDT) with topical 5-aminolevulinic acid (ALA) is increasingly employed for skin cancer, yet ALA dosing is… (More)