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- Morgan, Timothy M., et al. Show all 13 Authors
- Physiology & behavior 2016 v.156 pp. 71-78
- adolescence; adulthood; arachidonic acid; blood; brain; childhood; cortex; diet; docosahexaenoic acid; humans; liver; long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids; monkeys; omega-6 fatty acids; puberty; young adults
- ... Deficiencies in omega-3 (n–3) long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs) and increases in the ratio of omega-6 (n–6) to n–3 LC-PUFAs in brain tissues and blood components have been associated with psychiatric and developmental disorders. Most studies have focused on n–3 LC-PUFA accumulation in the brain from birth until 2years of age, well before the symptomatic onset of such disorders. The ...
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