The Effect of Diet on Serum Linoleic Acid in MS

  • D. Seidel
  • R. Heipertz
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Following results presented by Baker and Thompson [2, 3] some time ago, we investigated the fatty acid composition, in particular linoleic acid of serum, in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and controls and we found no significant difference. We have since extended this research to lymphocyte preparations and again no significant difference was found.


Multiple Sclerosis Linoleic Acid Fatty Acid Composition Serum Fatty Acid Synaptosomal Plasma Membrane 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Seidel
    • 1
  • R. Heipertz
    • 2
  1. 1.Neurologische Klinik und PoliklinikUniversität GöttingenGöttingenGermany
  2. 2.Neurologische Klinik und PoliklinikUniversität HamburgHamburgGermany

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