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Is there something special about palmitoleate?

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Purpose of Review: The fatty acid, palmitoleate (16:1 n-7), has received a lot of attention in recent years for being 'lipokine' and for the first time, we review the evidence to determine if there is something special about palmitoleate in humans. Recent Findings: Despite dietary intakes being low (<4% of total energy) palmitoleate is the second most abundant monounsaturated fatty acid in most, but not all, blood lipid pools and notably more abundant in adipose tissue. Thus, compared with...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, OCDEM, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care
Volume:
16
Issue:
2
Pages:
225-231
Publication date:
2013-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1473-6519
ISSN:
1363-1950
URN:
uuid:390779e0-e78f-45db-9a8e-a3b8ecba32d9
Source identifiers:
384691
Local pid:
pubs:384691
Language:
English
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