DHA involvement in neurotransmission process

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Vancassel Sylvie ; Aïd Sabah ; Denis Isabelle ; Guesnet Philippe ; Lavialle Monique (2007)
  • Publisher: John Libbey Eurotext
  • Journal: Oléagineux (issn: 1258-8210, eissn: 1950-697X)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1051/ocl.2007.0116
  • Subject: acetylcholine | behaviour | brain | DHA | dopamine | central nervous system | serotonin (5-HT) | Oils, fats, and waxes | TP670-699

The very high enrichment of the nervous system in the polyunsaturated fatty acids, arachidonic (AA, 20: 4n-6) and docosahexaenoic acids (DHA, 22: 6n-3), is dependant of the dietary availability of their respective precursors, linoleic (18: 2n-6) and_-linolenic acids (18... View more
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