These authors contributed equally. ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00211159.
Transfer of omega-3 fatty acids across the blood–brain barrier after dietary supplementation with a docosahexaenoic acid-rich omega-3 fatty acid preparation in patients with Alzheimer's disease: the OmegAD study
Version of Record online: 11 JAN 2014
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Journal of Internal Medicine
Volume 275, Issue 4, pages 428–436, April 2014
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Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm; Uppsala University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden; and National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, USA). Transfer of omega-3 fatty acids across the blood–brain barrier after dietary supplementation with a docosahexaenoic acid-rich omega-3 fatty acid preparation in patients with Alzheimer's disease: the OmegAD study. J Intern Med 2014; 275: 428–436., , , , , , , , , , , (
- Issue online: 25 MAR 2014
- Version of Record online: 11 JAN 2014
- Accepted manuscript online: 23 NOV 2013 01:54AM EST
- The Regional Agreement on Medical Training and Clinical Research
- Stockholm County Council
- Karolinska Institutet. Grant Numbers: 20110263, 20110604
- Funds of Capio
- Gamla Tjänarinnor
- Swedish Alzheimer Foundation
- Odd Fellow Sweden
- Swedish Nutrition Foundation
- Gun och Bertil Stohnes Foundation
- Swedish Society of Physicians
- Lion's Sweden
- Pronova Biocare A/S
Appendix S1. Supplementary information on Material and Methods and Results.
Figure S1. Effects of n-3 fatty acid (FA) supplementation for 6 months on plasma (top) and CSF (bottom) concentrations of linoleic, arachidonic, EPA, EPA, their intermediary 22 : 5 n-3 (DPA n-3) and concentrations of all n-3 FA. Data are given as relative concentrations of the FAs.
Table S1. Data on inflammatory and dementia biomarkers in CSF and measure of cognition.
Table S2. Mean (and 95% CI) values for CSF fatty acids at start (before supplementation with a DHA rich n-3 FA preparation) in relation to values of cognitive functions, assessed by the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE).
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