Omega-3 Fatty Acids Supplementation: Therapeutic Potential in a Mouse Model of Stargardt Disease.
Mol Med Rep. 2018 Aug;18(2):1623-1627. doi: 10.3892/mmr.2018.9126. Epub 2018 Jun 5. PubMed
PMID: 29901133; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6072148.
Aug 21, 2018
Author information: Ophthalmos Research and Educational Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus. Abstract To evaluate the therapeutic effects of omega-3 (ω3) fatty acids on retinal degeneration in the ABCA4-/- model of Stargardt disease when the blood level of arachidonic acid (AA)/eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) ratio is between 1 and 1.5. Eight-month-old mice were allocated to three groups: wild type […]