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Essential Fatty Acid Deficiency and Its Effects on the Central Nervous System

  • C. Galli
  • H. B. WhiteJr.
  • R. Paoletti
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 13)

Abstract

Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) belonging to the linoleic and linolenic acid families were recognized several years ago as being essential for balanced body growth and the proper function of many tissues and organs and have since been extensively investigated. This field has recently been reviewed by Holman (1) and Alfin-Slater and Aftergood (2), while the metabolism of PUFA has been discussed by Mead (3).

Keywords

Control Diet Unsaturation Index Deficient Group Fatty Acid Change Dietary Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Galli
    • 1
  • H. B. WhiteJr.
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. Paoletti
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of PharmacologyUniversity of MilanMilanItaly
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry, Charing Cross Hospital Medical SchoolUniversity of MississippiJacksonUSA

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