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PS11: Panel on the Omega-6 / Omega-3 Ratio

Chairs: A. Simopoulos/ J. Kang

10:00-10:30    A.  Simopoulos    
Genetic variants in the metabolism of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids: their role in the determination of nutritional requirements and chronic disease risk

10:30-10:45   T. Brenna 430756
Dietary implications of a FADS1 regulatory genotype on PUFA synthesis and lipid profiles

10:45-11:15   J. Kang     
The omega-6/omega-3 fatty acid imbalance is a critical risk factor for chronic disease

11:15-11:30       E. Baker              447660
Effects of alpha-linolenic acid and linoleic acid on inflammatory mediators in cultured endothelial cells