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Fish oil and antioxidants alter the composition and function of circulating mononuclear cells in Crohn disease.

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BACKGROUND: Crohn disease (CD) is associated with osteoporosis and other extraintestinal manifestations that might be mediated by cytokines from circulating (peripheral blood) mononuclear cells (PBMCs). Fish oil rich in eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) reduces disease activity in patients with CD with raised laboratory markers of inflammation and in healthy subjects alters PBMC function. OBJECTIVE: We investigated the effect of fish oil plus antioxidants on cytokine...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
The American journal of clinical nutrition
Volume:
80
Issue:
5
Pages:
1137-1144
Publication date:
2004-11-05
EISSN:
1938-3207
ISSN:
0002-9165
URN:
uuid:e2778188-3dc3-4a52-9a49-2f1b8f522a37
Source identifiers:
127046
Local pid:
pubs:127046

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