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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… Expand
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2018
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2018
  • U. Das
  • Journal of advanced research
  • 2018
  • Corpus ID: 49888026
Graphical abstract Scheme showing relationship among M1 and M2 macrophages, cytokines, bioactive lipids, eicosanoids and ROS. 
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2018
Review
2018
Fatty acids (FAs) of milk fat are considered to be important nutritional components of the diets of a significant portion of the… Expand
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2018
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2018
Fish oil has been broadly reported as a potential supplement to ameliorate the severity of some skin disorders such as photoaging… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Blood levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) are considered biomarkers of status. Alpha-linolenic acid, ALA, the plant… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The extent to which women of reproductive age are able to convert the n-3 fatty acid alpha-linolenic acid (ALNA) to… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The capacity for conversion of alpha-linolenic acid (ALNA) to n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids was investigated in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
In a prospective, randomised single-blinded secondary prevention trial we compared the effect of a Mediterranean alpha-linolenic… Expand
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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… Expand
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