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Essential fatty acids and the vulnerability of the artery during growth.
  1. K. P. Ball,
  2. M. A. Cranford,
  3. A. G. Hassam,
  4. J. P. Rivers


    Essential fatty acids not only control blood lipid levels, but are the precursors of prostaglandins responsible for regulation of platelet aggregation. Dietary deficiency of essential fatty acids may play an important role in the development of coronary heart disease, particularly during the early growth period.

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