The Role of FADS1/2 Polymorphisms on Cardiometabolic Markers and Fatty Acid Profiles in Young Adults Consuming Fish Oil Supplements

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Roke, Kaitlin; Mutch, David;
(2014)
  • Publisher: MDPI
  • Journal: Nutrients,volume 6,issue 6,pages2,290-2,304 (issn: 2072-6643, eissn: 2072-6643)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/nu6062290, pmc: PMC4073151
  • Subject: red blood cells (RBC) | glucose | TX341-641 | single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) | fatty acid desaturase 1 and 2 (FADS1/2) | Article | triglycerides (TAG) | Nutrition. Foods and food supply | omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids | docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) | eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) | serum | omega-3 (<i>n</i>-3) fatty acids
    mesheuropmc: lipids (amino acids, peptides, and proteins)

Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) are omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids (FAs) known to influence cardiometabolic markers of health. Evidence suggests that single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the fatty acid desaturase 1 and 2 (FADS1/2) gene cluster... View more
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