Published in Health Insurance Week, September 18th, 2005
Study 1: Hypoxia/reoxygenation alters essential fatty acids metabolism in cultured rat cardiomyocytes.
According to scientists writing in the journal Nutrition Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, "Peroxidation of membrane lipids, altering cell integrity and function, plays an important part in the onset and development of cardiac damage following ischemia and reperfusion. Cells maintain their membrane lipid homeostasis by substituting peroxidized lipids with new polyunsaturated fatty acids. The microsomal enzymatic system converting essential fatty acids to...
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