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docosahexaenoic acid

Known as: Fatty Acid 22:6 
A polyunsaturated very long-chain fatty acid with a 22-carbon backbone and 6 double bonds. Four separate isomers can be called by this name.
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Review
2018
Review
2018
Graphical abstract Scheme showing relationship among M1 and M2 macrophages, cytokines, bioactive lipids, eicosanoids and ROS. 
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
CONTEXT Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is the most abundant long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid in the brain. Epidemiological… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is an abundant fatty acid in the brain. In the diet, DHA is found mostly in fatty fish. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Deficiency in docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), a brain-essential omega-3 fatty acid, is associated with cognitive decline. Here we… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Learning and memory depend on dendritic spine actin assembly and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an essential n-3 (omega-3… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is a lipid peroxidation target in oxidative injury to retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) and retina… Expand
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Review
2003
Review
2003
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) with 22-carbons and 6 double bonds is the extreme example of an omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, C22:6) is highly enriched in brain, synapses, and retina and is a major ω-3 fatty acid. Deficiencies… 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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Review
1999
Review
1999
Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is essential for the growth and functional development of the brain in infants. DHA is also required… Expand
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