Citations with the tag: EICOSAPENTAENOIC acid

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  • Nutrition Q&A.
    Lukaczer, Dan // Natural Foods Merchandiser; Dec2005, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p38 

    The article presents an advise column related to several health problems. It was suggested to be careful in the use of flax oil for menopausal women for a 52 year old woman's query regarding the same. Flax oil contains alpha-linolenic acid, which can increase amounts of the eicosapentaenoic acid...

  • fish oil supplements.
    Tran, Minh-Hai // Better Nutrition; Mar2005, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p64 

    The article focuses on fish oil. As research on the potential health benefits of fish oil accumulates, fish oil supplement sales have skyrocketed. The varied benefits of fish oil are credited to two compounds that are classified as omega-3 fatty acids--eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and...

  • Fish on Friday, and Saturday, and Sunday...
    Petty, Lisa // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine; Feb2004, Issue 256, p80 

    Discusses beneficial effects of eating fish to both health people and those at risk of cardiovascular disease. Ability of dietary fish oils to modify various risk factors for heart disease; Health benefits of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic...

  • The importance of fats for a healthy heart.
    Murray, Michael T. // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine; Feb2004, Issue 256, p112 

    Reports on findings of studies which highlighted the importance of omega-3 fatty acids from fish oils in protecting against cell membrane dysfunction and disease. Ease in absorbing eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA); Transformation into regulatory compounds known as...

  • THE inflammation-free diet.
    Beun-Chown, Julie // Good Medicine (Australian Consolidated Press); Sep2006, p126 

    The article presents tips on planning a diet that lowers one's risk of inflammation to avoid the development of chronic disease. Too much sugar and omega-6 fatty acids in the body cause inflammation. Increasing one's intake of fiber is one way of avoiding inflammation. Take eicosapentaenoic acid...

  • Production of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids by Mucor recurvus sp. with Sugarcane Molasses as the Carbon Source.
    Nan Li; Zhi-Nian Deng; Yong-Ling Qin; Chun-Lan Chen; Zhi-Qun Liang // Food Technology & Biotechnology; Jan-Mar2008, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p73 

    Sugarcane molasses is rich in nutriments and vitamins. It may be used as the carbon source for the production of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) by Mucor recurvus sp. Using sugarcane molasses, the effects of fermentation parameters and media components on polyunsaturated fatty acid production...

  • Change in Fatty Acid Composition of Serum Lipids in Obese Females After Short-Term Weight-reducing Regimen with the Addition of n-3 Long Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Comparison to Controls.
    Hlavatý, P.; Kunešová, M.; Gojová, M.; Tvrzická, E.; Vecka, M.; Roubal, P.; Hill, M.; Hlavatá, K.; Kalousková, P.; Hainer, V.; Žák, A.; Drbohlav, J. // Physiological Research; 2008 Supplement 1, Vol. 57, pS57 

    Short-term weight-reducing regimens were shown to influence fatty acid composition of serum lipids unfavorably. Adding long chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 LC PUFA) to a low-calorie diet (LCD) could avoid these changes. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of a short-term...

  • phosphatidylserine.
    CHALLEM, JACK // Amazing Wellness; EarlyWinter2012, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p24 

    The article focuses on phosphatidylserine (PS) supplements. It discusses findings of studies that showed the effects of these supplements in helping cognitive problems, such as poor memory and early Alzheimer's disease, as well as for protection against physical and mental stress. It also...

  • the one supplement every pet needs.
    WARD, ERNIE // Amazing Wellness; EarlyWinter2012, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p72 

    The article discusses the importance of omega-3 fatty acids docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) found in fish oil for dogs and cats. It alleges that pet foods fortified with DHA and EPA may not be sufficient to provide health benefits, such as reducing toxic inflammation...

  • EPA Improves Insulin Sensitivity and Lowers Blood Glucose Levels in Overweight Diabetics.
    Dye, D. // Life Extension; Nov2013, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p26 

    The article cities a new research study by Mahmoud Djalali and his associate published in the "Singapore Medical Journal," which shows that the omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) improves insulin sensitivity and lowers blood glucose levels overweight type II diabetics.

  • Effect of Alkali Metals Ions on Growth and Biomass Accumulation of Lipid (Metabolism) in Chlorella Vulgaris.
    Golub, N. B.; Buncha, V. Yu. // Naukovi visti NTUU - KPI; 2012, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p12 

    In this paper, we analyze the influence of nutrient medium on the growth of algae biomass species Chlorella vulgaris. By employing methods of microscopy, one- and two-dimensional thin layer chromatography, as well as by using mathematical methods of interpolation and approximation of data, we...

  • Omega-3-acid ethyl esters.
    Golub, N. B.; Buncha, V. Yu. // Australian Prescriber; Dec2010, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p196 

    The article provides information on the Omega-3-acid ethyl esters, a drug intended for secondary prevention myocardial infarction, the hypertriglyceridaemia, from Abbott Inc. It claims that it contains two ethyl ester acids, the docosahexaenoic and eicosapentaenoic acid. On the contrary, it...

  • Enhancing the accumulation of omega-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in transgenic Arabidopsis thaliana via iterative metabolic engineering and genetic crossing.
    Ruiz-López, Noemi; Haslam, Richard; Venegas-Calerón, Mónica; Li, Tianbi; Bauer, Joerg; Napier, Johnathan; Sayanova, Olga // Transgenic Research; Dec2012, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p1233 

    The synthesis and accumulation of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids such as eicosapentaenoic acid has previously been demonstrated in the seeds of transgenic plants. However, the obtained levels are relatively low, indicating the need for further studies and the better definition of the...

  • The Influence of Fish Oil on Neurological Development and Function.
    Abu-Ouf, Noran M.; Jan, Mohammed M. // Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences; Jan2014, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p13 

    Fish oil originates from fish tissue rich in omega-3 fatty acids. These include eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Healthy individuals are advised to consume foods rich in fish oil at least twice a week. However, such intake varies depending on cultural or personal...

  • EPA, DHA and Cognitive Health.
    Abu-Ouf, Noran M.; Jan, Mohammed M. // Prepared Foods; Jun2008, Vol. 117 Issue 6, pNS25 

    The article deals with the efforts of Hormel Foods Corp. in determining the cognitive role of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and how they relate to dietary intake. Dr. Chet Rao, sales and marketing manager for Hormel, offers an explanation on the mechanism of action...

  • Detrimental effect of high dose eicosapentaenoic acid supplementation on bone density in ovariectomised Sprague Dawley rats.
    Poulsen, R. C.; Kruger, M. C. // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition; 2004 Supplement, Vol. 13, pS49 

    Background - Estrogen deficiency results in disruption of the normal bone remodeling cycle leading to a loss of bone mineral and, in many cases, the development of osteoporosis. Various studies have demonstrated a beneficial effect of essential fatty acids (EFAs) in reducing the loss of bone...

  • Levels of n-3 enrichment and Australian consumer sensory panel ratings of lamb meat from sheep supplemented with protected tuna oil for different numbers of weeks.
    Kitessa, S. M.; Boghossian, V.; Reynolds, J.; Williams, A. J.; Gulati, S. K. // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition; 2004 Supplement, Vol. 13, pS80 

    Background- Cost-effective strategies to further enhance the levels of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in red meat require determination of the optimum period of supplementation with dietary lipid supplements and the sensory characteristics of meat from animals under different periods of...

  • Nutritional and anti-inflammatory strategies in the treatment of advanced colorectal cancer -- a pilot study.
    Read, J. A.; Clarke, S. J.; Volker, D. // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition; 2004 Supplement, Vol. 13, pS93 

    Background - Patients with advanced cancer become nutritionally compromised and experience considerable wasting, due to the cachectic inflammatory processes apparent in cancer. The impact of nutritional status on the tolerance to anti-neoplastic therapy has been known for some time, however...

  • Release of Omega-3 Fatty Acids by the Hydrolysis of Fish Oil Catalyzed by Lipases Immobilized on Hydrophobic Supports.
    Fernández-Lorente, Gloria; Betancor, Lorena; Carrascosa, Alfonso; Guisán, Jose // Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society (JAOCS); Aug2011, Vol. 88 Issue 8, p1173 

    The release of omega-3 fatty acids by the mild enzymatic hydrolysis of sardine oil was studied. The derivatives of different lipases physically adsorbed on hydrophobic porous supports Hydrophobic Lipase Derivatives (HLD) were tested. These immobilized lipases can only hydrolyze oil molecules...

  • Physico-chemical Properties of Marine Phospholipid Emulsions.
    Lu, F.; Nielsen, N.; Baron, C.; Jensen, L.; Jacobsen, C. // Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society (JAOCS); Nov2012, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p2011 

    Many studies have shown that marine phospholipids (PL) have better bioavailability, better resistance towards oxidation and contain higher polyunsaturated fatty acids such as eicosapentaenoic (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acids (DHA) than triglycerides (TAG) present in fish oil. The objective of...

  • Alternative Sources of Omega-3 Fats: Can We Find a Sustainable Substitute for Fish?
    Lenihan-Geels, Georgia; Bishop, Karen S.; Ferguson, Lynnette R. // Nutrients; Apr2013, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p1301 

    Increasing demand for eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) containing fish oils is putting pressure on fish species and numbers. Fisheries provide fish for human consumption, supplement production and fish feeds and are currently supplying fish at a maximum historical rate,...

  • ROLE OF ω-3 POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACIDS IN INFLAMMATION AND RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS DISORDERS.
    Asif, Mohammad // International Journal of Applied Biological Sciences; 2014, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p3 

    Reviewing the relationships between polyunsaturated FAs (PUFAs) with inflammation and rheumatoid arthritis disorders, the PUFAs containing ω-3, ω-6 and ω-9, these ω-3FAs levels were correlated with ω-6: ω-3 ratios including arachidonic acid (AA), eicosapentaenoic acid...

  • SURPRISING NEW BENEFITS OF FISH OIL.
    Asif, Mohammad // Amazing Wellness; Fall2014, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p20 

    The article reports that studies on omega-3 fats in fish oil, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), presented at a recently held international scientific conference in Stockholm, Sweden, showed benefits in conditions such as spinal cord and brain injuries, and indigestion.

  • Polyunsaturated fatty acid consumption and concentration among South Indian women during pregnancy.
    Dwarkanath, Pratibha; Muthayya, Sumithra; Thomas, Tinku; Vaz, Mario; Parikh, Panam; Mehra, Ruchika; Kurpad, Anura V. // Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition; Sep2009, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p389 

    In recent years there is growing interest on the role of long chain ω-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (ω-3 LC-PUFA) in pregnancy and the growth and development of the offspring. We aim to characterize and provide baseline data on the intake of LCPUFA (ω-3 and ω-6) in a prospective...

  • FISH OILS AND COGNITIVE FUNCTION.
    Harris, William S. // Today's Geriatric Medicine; Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p30 

    The article discusses findings of various studies on the link between fish oil and cognitive function. Topics include findings about adverse effects of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) deficiency on learning behaviors and visual functions and one on the association of high eicosapentaenoic (EPA)+DHA...

  • The Alpha of Omegas.
    Harris, William S. // Prepared Foods; Oct2008, Vol. 177 Issue 10, p11 

    The article reports that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) gave a qualified health claim status to eicosapentaenoic (EPA) and docosahexaenoic (DHA) fatty acids on September 8, 2004, both of which fall under the omega-3 banner. Research recommended the consumption of EPA and DHA fatty...

  • Krill Omega-3 Oil: Nutraceutical Synergy On the Cutting Edge.
    Kidd, Parris M. // Total Health; Aug/Sep2003, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p48 

    Presents information on the Neptune Krill Oil. Benefits of eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acid for cell membrane systems; Background of the omega-3 phospholipids extracted from krills; Effects of the krill oil on premenstrual syndrome and hyperlipidemia.

  • From alpha to omega-producing essential fatty acids in plants.
    Green, Allan G. // Nature Biotechnology; Jun2004, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p680 

    According to the study production of essential oils in Arabidopsis thaliana suggests transgenic plants could become a dietary source of long-chain polyunsaturated fats normally obtained only from fish. Long-chain (LC) polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUPAs) are vital for human health. Until now,...

  • Functional characterization of a delta 6-desaturase gene from the black seabream ( Acanthopagrus schlegeli).
    Sun Hee Kim; Jong Bum Kim; So Yun Kim; Kyung Hee Roh; Hyun Uk Kim; Kyeong-Ryeol Lee; Yo Soon Jang; Mi Kwon; Jong Sug Park // Biotechnology Letters; Jun2011, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p1185 

    Delta 6-fatty acid desaturase (D6DES) is used in the synthesis of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) from microorganisms to higher animals, including arachidonic acid (ARA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA). A 1,338 bp full-length cDNA encoding D6DES was cloned from Acanthopagrus schlegeli (...

  • Purified Eicosapentaenoic Acid Reduces Small Dense LDL, Remnant Lipoprotein Particles, and C-Reactive Protein in Metabolic Syndrome.
    Satoh, Noriko; Shimatsu, Akira; Kotani, Kazuhiko; Sakane, Naoki; Yamada, Kazunori; Suganami, Takayoshi; Kuzuya, Hideshi; Ogawa, Yoshihiro // Diabetes Care; Jan2007, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p144 

    This study focuses on the effects of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) on C-reactive protein (CRP) and examines how alteration of lipoprotein profiles by EPA affects systemic inflammation. EPA significantly reduces serum small dense low density lipoprotein (sdLDL) and CRP in the metabolic syndrome....

  • Polyunsaturated fatty acids induce modification in the lipid composition and the prostaglandin production of the conjunctival epithelium cells.
    Viau, Sabrina; Leclère, Laurent; Buteau, Bénédicte; Grégoire, Stéphane; Acar, Niyazi; Bron, Alain; Creuzot-Garcher, Catherine; Bretillon, Lionel; Joffre, Corinne // Graefe's Archive of Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology; Feb2012, Vol. 250 Issue 2, p211 

    Background: This study was conducted to evaluate whether polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) such as γ-linolenic acid (GLA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), as found in the diet, may affect the lipid composition of conjunctival epithelium and whether these modifications affect prostaglandin...

  • Stereochemical assignment and anti-inflammatory properties of the omega-3 lipid mediator resolvin E3.
    Isobe, Yosuke; Arita, Makoto; Iwamoto, Ryo; Urabe, Daisuke; Todoroki, Hidenori; Masuda, Koji; Inoue, Masayuki; Arai, Hiroyuki // Journal of Biochemistry; Apr2013, Vol. 153 Issue 4, p355 

    Uncontrolled inflammation is now considered to be a link between many widely occurring diseases. Thus, controlling the innate inflammatory response and its local chemical mediators has been receiving increasing attention. We recently identified a novel family of eicosapentaenoic acid...

  • Cortisol response to air exposure in Solea senegalensis post-larvae is affected by dietary arachidonic acid-to-eicosapentaenoic acid ratio.
    Alves Martins, Dulce; Engrola, Sofia; Morais, Sofia; Bandarra, Narcisa; Coutinho, Joana; Yúfera, Manuel; Conceição, Luis // Fish Physiology & Biochemistry; Dec2011, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p733 

    An experiment was conducted in order to evaluate the effects of feeding frozen Artemia diets differing in arachidonic acid-to-eicosapentaenoic acid ratios (ARA/EPA) on growth, survival and stress coping ability of Senegalese sole post-larvae (19-31 days after hatch). Two experimental diets...

  • Production potential of eicosapentaenoic acid by the diatom Nitzschia laevis.
    Wen, Zhi-You; Chen, Feng // Biotechnology Letters; May2000, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p727 

    To investigate the production potential of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) by the diatom Nitzschia laevis, the growth characteristics and fatty acid composition of the cells were studied under photoautotrophic, mixotrophic and heterotrophic conditions of growth. The specific growth rate and maximum...

  • MOOD BOOSTERS.
    CHALLEM, JACK // Amazing Wellness; EarlyWinter2014, Vol. 6 Issue 6, p26 

    The article discusses significance of preventive nutrition and supplements in relieving depression along with description on types of depression including mild depression and bipolar disorder. Topics include use of supplements including Omega-3 fatty acids rich in eicosapentaenoic acid and A...

  • Comparative study on the effect of fish-oil derived docosahexaenoic and ecosapantaenoic acid on proliferation of colorectal cancer cell line: a breif report.
    Ahangar, Parinaz; Sam, Mohammad Reza; Nejati, Vahid // Tehran University Medical Journal; Mar2014, Vol. 71 Issue 12, p816 

    Background: In advanced stages, Colorectal cancer remains often refractory to classic therapies. In consequence, search for new therapeutic modalities with minimal toxicity is of particular interest in colon cancer management. In this regard, powerful growthinhibitory effect has been shown for...

  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Inflammatory Processes.
    Calder, Philip C. // Nutrients; Mar2010, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p355 

    Long chain fatty acids influence inflammation through a variety of mechanisms; many of these are mediated by, or at least associated with, changes in fatty acid composition of cell membranes. Changes in these compositions can modify membrane fluidity, cell signaling leading to altered gene...

  • Biosynthetic production of universally 13C-labelled polyunsaturated fatty acids as reference materials for natural health product research.
    Phuong Mai Le; Fraser, Catherine; Gardner, Graeme; Wei-Wan Liang; Kralovec, Jaroslav A.; Cunnane, Stephen C.; Windust, Anthony J. // Analytical & Bioanalytical Chemistry; Sep2007, Vol. 389 Issue 1, p241 

    Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LCPUFA) including eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, 20:5n-3) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA, 22:6n-3) have become important natural health products with numerous proven benefits related to brain function and cardiovascular health. Not only are omega-3 fatty acids...

  • The ABCs of EFAs.
    STRAUS, MARY // Dog World; Nov2011, Vol. 96 Issue 11, p54 

    The article discusses the addition of essential fatty acids (EFA) to the dog's diet to support the heart, kidneys, brain, eyes, immune system, skin and coat. The amount of fish oil, providing eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), for healthy dogs should be 300 milligrams...

  • Enhanced tomato resistance to bacterial canker by application of turtle oil.
    Baysal, Ömür; Gürsoy, Y. Ziya; Örnek, Hakam; Duru, Ahmet // Journal of General Plant Pathology; Jun2005, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p204 

    Pretreatment with oil of sea turtle Caretta caretta protected tomato plants against bacterial canker caused by Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis (Cmm). The turtle oil was ineffective in inhibiting Cmm in an agar diffusion test, suggesting a mechanism of induced resistance. Under...

  • The Desaturase OPIN17 from Phytophthora infestans Converts Arachidonic Acid to Eicosapentaenoic Acid in CHO Cells.
    Fu, Yong; Fan, Xinzhong; Li, Xinzheng; Wang, Hui; Chen, Hongju // Applied Biochemistry & Biotechnology; Oct2013, Vol. 171 Issue 4, p975 

    We demonstrate the ability to increase the amount of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA, 20:5n-3) in mammalian cells using OPIN17 desaturase gene. This gene was codon optimized based on genomic sequence of Δ17 from Phytophthora infestans and introduced into Chinese hamster ovary cells using...

  • Development of EPA-DHA Microcapsules Supplemented Probiotic Fermented Milk.
    Patrick, Kamdem Eugene; Yi Lv; Muhamyankaka, Venuste; Denis, Ocen; Bouelet Ntsama, Isabelle Sandrine; Xiaoming Zhang // Academic Food Journal / Akademik GIDA; tem-ara2013, Vol. 11 Issue 3/4, p6 

    Polyunsaturated fatty acids especially long chain eicosapentaenoic (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acids (DHA), exert strong positive influence on human health. A good way to raise the omega-3 PUFA content in the diet, without radical changes of eating habits, seems to be the enrichment of frequent...

  • Improvement of arachidonic acid and eicosapentaenoic acid production by increasing the copy number of the genes encoding fatty acid desaturase and elongase into Pichia pastoris.
    Yun-Tao Li; Mao-Teng Li; Chu-Hua Fu; Peng-Peng Zhou; Jian-Min Liu; Long-Jiang Yu // Biotechnology Letters; Jul2009, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p1011 

    Genes encoding Δ6 desaturase, Δ6 fatty acid elongase, and Δ5 desaturase from the alga, Phaeodactylum tricornutum, were co-expressed in Pichia pastoris to produce arachidonic acid (ARA; 20:4 Δ5, 8, 11, 14) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA; 20:5 Δ5, 8, 11, 14, 17). A panel of...

  • Association of Total Marine Fatty Acids, Eicosapentaenoic and Docosahexaenoic Acids, With Aortic Stiffness in Koreans, Whites, and Japanese Americans.
    Sekikawa, Akira; Shin, Chol; Masaki, Kamal H.; Barinas-Mitchell, Emma J.M.; Hirooka, Nobutaka; Willcox, Bradley J.; Choo, Jina; White, Jessica; Evans, Rhobert W.; Fujiyoshi, Akira; Okamura, Tomonori; Miura, Katsuyuki; Muldoon, Matthew F.; Ueshima, Hirotsugu; Kuller, Lewis H.; Sutton-Tyrrell, Kim // American Journal of Hypertension; Nov2013, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p1321 

    BACKGROUND Few previous studies have reported the association of aortic stiffness with marine n-3 fatty acids (Fas) in the general population. The aim of this study was to determine the combined and independent associations of 2 major marine n-3 FAs, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and...

  • Polyunsaturated fatty acid production by marine bacteria.
    Abd Elrazak, Ahmed; Ward, Alan; Glassey, Jarka // Bioprocess & Biosystems Engineering; Nov2013, Vol. 36 Issue 11, p1641 

    Polyunsaturated fatty acids are important in maintaining human health. Limitations associated with current sources of ω-3 fatty acids and ω-6 fatty acids, from animal and plant sources, have led to increased interest in microbial production. Marine bacteria may provide a suitable...

  • Production of polyunsaturated fatty acids by zoobenthos in rivers with contrasting temperatures.
    Kalacheva, G.; Gladyshev, M.; Sushchik, N.; Dubovskaya, O.; Shulepina, S.; Ageev, A. // Doklady Biochemistry & Biophysics; Nov2013, Vol. 453 Issue 1, p308 

    The article presents the study focused on the production of polyunsaturated fatty acids by zoobentho under different temperature. It mentions that the aquatic ecology is the study depicting the influence of climate change on the functioning of aquatic ecosystems. It states that the zooplankton...

  • Immunomodulation with eicosapentaenoic acid supports the treatment of autoimmune small-vessel vasculitis.
    Junichi Hirahashi; Kimito Kawahata; Makoto Arita; Ryo Iwamoto; Keiichi Hishikawa; Mie Honda; Yoshifumi Hamasaki; Mototsugu Tanaka; Koshu Okubo; Miho Kurosawa; Osamu Takase; Masanori Nakakuki; Kan Saiga; Kazuo Suzuki; Shoji Kawachi; Akihiro Tojo; George Seki; Takeshi Marumo; Matsuhiko Hayashi; Toshiro Fujita // Scientific Reports; 9/19/2014, p1 

    Small-vessel vasculitis is a life-threatening autoimmune disease that is frequently associated with anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (ANCAs). Conventional immunotherapy including steroids and cyclophosphamide can cause serious adverse events, limiting the efficacy and safety of treatment....

  • Nutraceuticals from Marine Derived Krill Oil with Immense Heath Potentials.
    Patel, Seema // Current Trends in Biotechnology & Pharmacy; Oct2014, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p439 

    Krill oil derived from miniature marine crustaceans has been discovered to be opulent with health promoting components. The oil is rich source of phospholipids, ?-3 -fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DPA), also the antioxidant astaxanthin. Krill oil is now...

  • Application of dietary fish oil in dairy cow reproduction.
    ZWYRZYKOWSKA, Anna; KUPCZYŃSKI, Robert // Turkish Journal of Veterinary & Animal Sciences; 2014, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p618 

    Feed fats are commonly used as a component of high-yielding cow diet rations. Many studies have been conducted on the effects of fat supplementation on metabolism, milk composition, and improvements in dairy cow reproduction. The positive effects on fat (vegetable oil) and energy supplementation...

  • Comparison of the fatty-acid compositions of prey items and yolks of Australian insectivorous scincid lizards.
    Speake, Brian K.; Herbert, Jacquie F.; Thompson, Michael B. // Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic & Env; Jul2004, Vol. 174 Issue 5, p393 

    The yolk fatty-acid profiles of a range of species of insectivorous scincid lizards generally conform to a common pattern, typified by high proportions of linoleic acid (13.5–18.5% of total fatty acids), substantial proportions of α-linolenic acid (2.4–8.2%), and significant...

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