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Essential fatty acids in plasma phospholipids in schizophrenics.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2920191     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Blood samples were taken from schizophrenics and control patients in three different centers. The phospholipids were extracted from plasma and their fatty acid composition analyzed. Similar and consistent differences between schizophrenics and controls were observed at all three centers. The n-6 essential fatty acid levels were significantly reduced, whereas n-3 essential fatty acids were elevated.
D F Horrobin; M S Manku; N Morse-Fisher; K S Vaddadi; P Courtney; A I Glen; E Glen; M Spellman; C Bates
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biological psychiatry     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0006-3223     ISO Abbreviation:  Biol. Psychiatry     Publication Date:  1989 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-04-17     Completed Date:  1989-04-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0213264     Medline TA:  Biol Psychiatry     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  562-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Efamol Research Institute, Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Dyskinesia, Drug-Induced / blood
Fatty Acids, Essential / blood*
Middle Aged
Phospholipids / blood*
Schizophrenia / blood*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Fatty Acids, Essential; 0/Phospholipids

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