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Title Skin Disorders and Essential Fatty Acids
Description Skin Disorders and Essential Fatty Acids
Creation Date 01 December 1999
Doc type Article
Document Abstract:
Essential polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA’s) are important in maintaining cell membrane fluidity and are precursors for eicosanoids, such as prostaglandins (PG), thromboxanes (TX), leucotrienes (LT) and hydroxyeicosatetraaenoic acid (HETE). Their role in skin disorders is based on modulation of these inflammatory mediators and will be discussed
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