The neuroprotective effect of fish n-3 fatty acids in the hippocampus of diabetic rats

Cosar M., Songur A., Sahin O., Uz E., Yilmaz R., Yagmurca M., ...More

NUTRITIONAL NEUROSCIENCE, vol.11, no.4, pp.161-166, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1179/147683008x301531
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.161-166


Introduction: Diabetes mellitus may lead to functional and structural changes in the brain. Fish oil is a rich source of n-3 essential fatty acids (EFA) such as eicosapentaenoic and docosahexoenoic acids. We examined the neuroprotective effects of fish n-3 EFA in the hippocampus of diabetic rats.