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alpha-Linolenic Acid

Known as: alpha-Linolenic Acid [Chemical/Ingredient], acids alpha linolenic, Fatty Acid cis, cis, cis 18:3 n-3 
An essential fatty acid belonging to the omega-3 fatty acids group. It is highly concentrated in certain plant oils and has been reported to inhibit… 
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2008
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Studies on the relation between dietary n-3 fatty acids (FAs) and cardiovascular disease vary in quality, and the results are… 
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2006
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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… 
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2005
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2005
The principal biological role of alpha-linolenic acid (alphaLNA; 18:3n-3) appears to be as a precursor for the synthesis of… 
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2004
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2004
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2003
fatty acids affect cardiac function (including antiarrhythmic effects), hemodynamics (cardiac mechanics), and arterial… 
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2002
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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… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The effect of a flaxseed oil-based diet on tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF alpha) and interleukin 1 beta (IL-1 beta) synthesis… 
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…