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      Effects of Dietary Linoleic Acid Enrichment on Induction of Immune Complex Nephritis in Mice

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      Nephron

      S. Karger AG

      Prostaglandins, Linoleic acid, Glomerulonephritis, Diet, Immune complexes, Kidney

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          In pharmacologic doses E series prostaglandins attenuate the development of immune complex nephritis. We studied the effect of the dietary prostaglandin precursor linoleic acid on murine apoferritin-induced immune complex glomerulonephritis. High, normal, or low linoleic acid diets were fed to mice for 4 weeks prior to and during the intraperitoneal apoferritin administration. A high linoleic acid diet feeding was associated with less proteinuria, less renal histologic damage, and prevented a rise in serum creatinine. We conclude that linoleic acid has a protective effect on the development of murine apoferritin-induced immune complex nephritis.

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          Journal
          NEF
          Nephron
          10.1159/issn.1660-8151
          Nephron
          S. Karger AG
          1660-8151
          2235-3186
          1985
          1985
          04 December 2008
          : 39
          : 3
          : 261-266
          Affiliations
          Division of Nephrology, Departments of Internal Medicine and Pathology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
          Article
          183382 Nephron 1985;39:261–266
          10.1159/000183382
          3156280
          © 1985 S. Karger AG, Basel

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