Effects of oils rich in eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids on immune cell composition and function in healthy humans

Kew, Samantha, Mesa, Maria D., Tricon, Sabine, Buckley, Richard, Minihane, Anne Marie and Yaqoob, Parveen (2004) Effects of oils rich in eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids on immune cell composition and function in healthy humans. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 79 (4). pp. 674-681. ISSN 0002-9165

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Abstract

Supplementation with DHA, but not with EPA, suppresses T lymphocyte activation, as assessed by expression of CD69. EPA alone does not, therefore, influence CD69 expression. No other marker of immune function assessed in this study was significantly affected by either EPA or DHA.

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Norwich Medical School
Depositing User: Rhiannon Harvey
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2011 08:52
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 20:14
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/31655
DOI: 10.1093/ajcn/79.4.674

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