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Changes in fatty acid profiles of plasma, erythrocytes and polymorphonuclear leukocytes in induced hypothyroidism in man: indirect evidence for altered delta 6 desaturase activity.

Clin. Chim. Acta 1986 May 15;156(3):299-313.
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Thirteen patients who were athyreotic as a consequence of ablation treatment for well-differentiated thyroid cancer were studied during triiodothyronine supplementation, and subsequently at ...ature of these alterations suggests especially a disturbance in the delta 6 desaturase activity. The data point to the possibility of a derangement of eicosanoid synthesis in hypothyroidism.

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