HUFAHighly Unsaturated Fatty Acids
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Previous studies have shown that an (n-3) PUFA-rich diet can improve resistance to osmotic shock in aquatic animals because (n-3) HUFAs, especially DHA, are incorporated primarily in cell membranes and can increase membrane permeability, and hence their fluidity (Martins et al.
However, there is wide variation among aquatic animals in their ability to synthesize HUFAs (Sargent et al.
The HUFA diet showed a trend toward decreased depressive symptoms, compared with the other diets, but the difference was not statistically significant.
Effect of high levels of n-3 HUFA in broodstock diet on egg quality and egg fatty acid composition of the Japanese flounder Paralichthys olivaceus.
However, Voss and co-workers (1991) proposed that [DELTA] 4 desaturase may not be participating in the HUFA biosynthetic pathway.
Effect of dietary HUFA on reproductive performance, tissue fatty acid profile and desaturase and elongase mRNAs in female swordtail xiphophorus helleri.
Properties of a Schizochytrium (Chromophyta)-based HUFA enrichment and larval feed (Docosa Gold) suspended in seawater.
discus hannai requires n-3 and n-6 HUFA as EFA, and the n-3HUFA requirement was about 1% in a diet containing 5% lipid.
The authors assumed that the lack of a growth response to the different lipid sources and different levels of HUFA may be due to insufficient duration (75 days) of the experiment to achieve an essential fatty acid deficiency.
Haniff Ab Hamid, insurance director, Hufas Consultants, will lead the lectures and workshop activities for the event.