Biochemical and Bioclinical Aspects of Blackcurrant Seed Oil ω3-ω6 Balanced Oil

  • D. Spielmann
  • H. Traitler
  • G. Crozier
  • M. Fleith
  • U. Bracco
  • P. A. Finot
  • M. Berger
  • R. T. Holman


The essential nature of the parent fatty acids of the n−6 and n−3 families, namely linoleic acid and α-linolenic acid, is now well established.


Essential Fatty Acid Ascorbyl Palmitate Stearidonic Acid Eicosanoid Precursor Oxidative Desaturation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Spielmann
    • 1
  • H. Traitler
    • 1
  • G. Crozier
    • 1
  • M. Fleith
    • 1
  • U. Bracco
    • 1
  • P. A. Finot
    • 1
  • M. Berger
  • R. T. Holman
    • 2
  1. 1.Nestlé Research CentreNestec Ltd.Lausanne 26Switzerland
  2. 2.Hormel InstituteUniversity of MinnesotaAustinUSA

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