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Trick-or-treat: dietary lipids and host resistance to infectious disease.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19075803     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The increased intake of omega-6 fatty acids together with the widely use of omega-3 supplements in Western diets can affect the host defence against infectious diseases. In the present review we focused on the impact of these fatty acids on salmonella and mycobacteria infection models in animals or in cell cultures. Particular attention was given to the molecular mechanisms involved.
Authors:
E Anes; L Jordao
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mini reviews in medicinal chemistry     Volume:  8     ISSN:  1389-5575     ISO Abbreviation:  Mini Rev Med Chem     Publication Date:  2008 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-16     Completed Date:  2009-03-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101094212     Medline TA:  Mini Rev Med Chem     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1452-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Molecular Pathogenesis Centre, Unit of Retrovirus and Associated Infections, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Lisbon, Av Prof. Gama Pinto, Lisbon, Portugal. eanes@ff.ul.pt
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Dietary Fats / adverse effects*,  pharmacology*
Disease Susceptibility* / diet therapy
Fatty Acids, Omega-3 / adverse effects*,  pharmacology*
Fatty Acids, Omega-6 / adverse effects,  pharmacology
Humans
Inflammation / diet therapy,  genetics
Salmonella Infections / diet therapy,  microbiology
Tuberculosis / diet therapy,  microbiology
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Fats; 0/Fatty Acids, Omega-3; 0/Fatty Acids, Omega-6

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