Kabagambe EK, Tsai MY, Hopkins PN, Ordovas JM, Peacock JM, Borecki IB, Arnett DK. Erythrocyte fatty acid composition and the metabolic syndrome: a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute GOLDN study. Clinical chemistry. 2008 Jan;54(54). 154-62. PMID: 17998266 [PubMed]
Different fatty acids may vary in their effect on the metabolic syndrome (MetS). We tested whether fatty acid classes measured in erythrocytes are associated with the MetS or its components.