Special Issue "Docosahexaenoic Acid and Human Health"


A special issue of Nutrients (ISSN 2072-6643).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2013)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Silke Vogel
Office of Clinical Sciences, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore, 8 College Road, Singapore 169857, Singapore
E-Mail: silke.vogel@duke-nus.edu.sg
Phone: +65 66012496
Interests: vitamin A; retinoids; adipose tissue; adipogenesis; adipocyte differentiation; cellular retinoid binding proteins; lactation; vitamin A metabolism; obesity; insulin resistance; fatty acids

Special Issue Information


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  • DHA and nutritional requirements
  • DHA, cardiovascular health and stroke
  • DHA and cognitive function
  • DHA, uptake, transport, metabolism and homeostasis

Published Papers (4 papers)

by , ,  and
Nutrients 2013, 5(8), 3299-3310; doi:10.3390/nu5083299
Received: 2 June 2013; in revised form: 30 July 2013 / Accepted: 8 August 2013 / Published: 19 August 2013
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by ,  and
Nutrients 2013, 5(8), 3151-3162; doi:10.3390/nu5083151
Received: 28 May 2013; in revised form: 9 July 2013 / Accepted: 1 August 2013 / Published: 13 August 2013
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by , ,  and Jr.
Nutrients 2013, 5(7), 2777-2810; doi:10.3390/nu5072777
Received: 2 May 2013; in revised form: 4 June 2013 / Accepted: 8 June 2013 / Published: 19 July 2013
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by , ,  and
Nutrients 2013, 5(4), 1098-1109; doi:10.3390/nu5041098
Received: 7 February 2013; in revised form: 22 March 2013 / Accepted: 25 March 2013 / Published: 2 April 2013
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Last update: 21 September 2012

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