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Title: Omega 3 fatty acids, inflammation and DNA methylation: an overview
Authors: Hussey, Bethan
Lindley, Martin R.
Mastana, Sarabjit S.
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: © the Authors. Published by Taylor and Francis
Citation: HUSSEY, B., LINDLEY, M.R. and MASTANA, S.S., Omega 3 fatty acids, inflammation and DNA methylation: an overview. Clinical Lipidology, 12(1), pp. 24-32.
Abstract: Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) are known to be anti-inflammatory and to alter gene expression within the cells. Emerging evidence indicates that one of the mechanisms for this process involves the alteration of epigenetic markers, such as DNA methylation. The focus of this overview is to document the current evidence for n-3 PUFA effects on DNA methylation and how these may impact on the inflammatory processes.
Description: This is an Open Access Article. It is published by Taylor and Francis under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 Unported Licence (CC BY). Full details of this licence are available at: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1080/17584299.2017.1319454
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/25550
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17584299.2017.1319454
ISSN: 1758-4302
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