Effects of dietary n-6 and n-3 fatty acids and vitamin E on the immune response of healthy geriatric dogs.

TitleEffects of dietary n-6 and n-3 fatty acids and vitamin E on the immune response of healthy geriatric dogs.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsHall JA, Tooley KA, Gradin JL, Jewell DE, Wander RC
JournalAmerican journal of veterinary research
Volume64
Issue6
Pagination762-72
Date Published2003 Jun
ISSN0002-9645
KeywordsAdjuvants, Immunologic, Aging, alpha-Tocopherol, Animals, Blood Cell Count, Diet, Dogs, Fatty Acids, Omega-3, Fatty Acids, Omega-6, Fatty Acids, Unsaturated, Female, Hemocyanin, Hypersensitivity, Delayed, Leukocyte Count, Phagocytosis, T-Lymphocyte Subsets, Tocopherols
Abstract

To determine the effect of dietary n-6 to n-3 fatty acid ratios and alpha-tocopheryl acetate concentration on immune functions andT cell subpopulations in healthy dogs.

Alternate JournalAm. J. Vet. Res.