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Relationship between plasma and lymphocyte linoleate in multiple sclerosis.
  1. W M Tsang,
  2. J Belin,
  3. J A Monro,
  4. A D Smith,
  5. R H Thompson,
  6. K J Zilkha

    Abstract

    The linoleate level in total lipids was measured in lymphocytes from control subjects and patients with multiple sclerosis. A small but significant decrease was found in cases of multiple sclerosis. The percentage composition of lymphocyte fatty acids was determined in rats fed diets with various linoleate contents. There was a correlation between lymphocyte linoleate and plasma linoleate in both humans and rats.

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