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Improved Working Memory but No Effect on Striatal Vesicular Monoamine Transporter Type 2 after Omega-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Supplementation

  • Rajesh Narendran mail,

    narendranr@upmc.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • William G. Frankle,

    Affiliations: Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Neale S. Mason,

    Affiliation: Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Matthew F. Muldoon,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Bita Moghaddam

    Affiliation: Department of Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Published: October 03, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046832
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Posted by PLoS_ONE_Group on 02 Nov 2012 at 18:50 GMT

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Title: “Evidence mounts for Omega-3 benefits: Can it provide cognitive enhancement for the young and strong? - latimes.com”
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