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Brain Docosahexaenoic Acid [DHA] Incorporation and Blood Flow Are Increased in Chronic Alcoholics: A Positron Emission Tomography Study Corrected for Cerebral Atrophy

  • John C. Umhau mail,

    Umhau@nih.gov

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Weiyin Zhou,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Shantalaxmi Thada,

    Affiliation: PET Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • James Demar,

    Affiliations: Brain Physiology and Metabolism Section, Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America, Laboratory of Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Nahed Hussein,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Abesh K. Bhattacharjee,

    Affiliation: Brain Physiology and Metabolism Section, Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Kaizong Ma,

    Affiliation: Brain Physiology and Metabolism Section, Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Sharon Majchrzak-Hong,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Peter Herscovitch,

    Affiliation: PET Department, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Norman Salem Jr,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Abigail Urish,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Clinical and Translational Studies, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Joseph R. Hibbeln,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Membrane Biochemistry and Biophysics, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Stephen C. Cunnane,

    Affiliation: Department of Medicine, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrook, Quebec, Canada

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  • Stanley I. Rapoport,

    Affiliation: Brain Physiology and Metabolism Section, Laboratory of Neurosciences, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

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  • Jussi Hirvonen

    Affiliation: Department of Radiology and Turku PET Centre, University of Turku, Turku, Finland

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  • Published: October 02, 2013
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0075333

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