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Krill oil attenuates left ventricular dilatation after myocardial infarction in rats
(BioMed Central, 2011-12-29)
Background: In the western world, heart failure (HF) is one of the most important causes of cardiovascular mortality. Supplement with n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) has been shown to improve cardiac function in HF ...
Tetradecylthioacetic acid inhibits proliferation of human SW620 colon cancer cells - gene expression profiling implies endoplasmic reticulum stress
(BioMed Central, 2011-10-25)
Background: Previous reports have shown an antiproliferative effect of the synthetic, 3-thia fatty acid tetradecylthioacetic acid (TTA) on different cancer cells in vitro and in vivo. The mechanisms behind the observed effects ...
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) and mitochondria in relation to lifestyle-related diseases
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-17)
Obesity is a growing life-style related health problem, and is often accompanied by dyslipidemia, insulin resistance and inflammation. This may in turn lead to hyperinsulinemia, increased risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver ...