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… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
Blood levels of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) are considered biomarkers of status. Alpha-linolenic acid, ALA, the plant… (More)
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2008
Review
2008
Consumption of omega 3 fatty acids is known to have health benefits. For many years, the importance of the only member of the… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Inflammation is part of the normal host response to infection and injury. However, excessive or inappropriate inflammation… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
The principal biological role of alpha-linolenic acid (alphaLNA; 18:3n-3) appears to be as a precursor for the synthesis of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA) reduces cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk, possibly by favorably changing vascular inflammation and… (More)
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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… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Alpha-linolenic acid (18:3n-3) is the major n-3 (omega 3) fatty acid in the human diet. It is derived mainly from terrestrial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Experimental studies in laboratory animals and humans suggest that alpha-linolenic acid (18:3n-3) may reduce the risk… (More)
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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… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
In a prospective, randomised single-blinded secondary prevention trial we compared the effect of a Mediterranean alpha-linolenic… (More)
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