Serum palmitoleic acid levels to predict prognosis
Palmitoleic acid is an adipose tissue-derived mono-unsaturated free fatty acid.
In a study conducted by Yuko Akazawa and the team, it was found that palmitoleic acid (PO) can be used as the indicator of the local inflammation and prognosis in Crohn's disease (CD) patients.
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Dr. Nandita Mohan
BDS, MDS( Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)