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Docosahexaenoic Acid, and Omega-3 Fatty Acid, Inhibits Macrophage Tumoricidal Activity (1988)

Title:

Docosahexaenoic Acid, and Omega-3 Fatty Acid, Inhibits Macrophage Tumoricidal Activity

Key words:

fish oil, omega-3, macrophages

Research Institution:

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Location:

Texas

Researcher:

Christopher Y Lu

Project Description:

Dr. Lu examined how a polyunsaturated fatty acid found in fish oil interferes with the functioning of macrophages, which are part of the body�s immune defense against cancer.

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