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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1974-2018
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) plays an important role in neural function. Decreases in plasma DHA are associated with… (More)
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2010
2010
We examined the neuroprotective efficacy of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), an omega-3 essential fatty acid family member, in acute… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Docosahexaenoic acid (22:6n-3), one of the main structural lipids in the mammalian brain, plays crucial roles in the development… (More)
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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… (More)
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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 omega-3 fatty acid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
n-3 fatty acids reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease via a number of possible mechanisms. Despite this, there has been… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Dietary n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids improve brain functioning in animal studies, but there is limited study of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Fatty acid differences, including docosahexaenoic acid (DHA; 22:6n-3) have been shown in the brains of Alzheimer's patients (AD… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Wistar rats were fed a fish oil-deficient diet through three generations. The young (five-week-old) male rats of the third… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Dietary fish oils rich in n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids can modulate a diverse range of factors contributing to cardiovascular… (More)
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