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  • Study: Omega-3 fatty acids fight inflammation via cannabinoids

    Graduate student Josephine Watson, professor Aditi Das, graduate student Megan Corbett, professor Kristopher Kilian and their colleagues discovered an enzymatic pathway that converts omega-3-derived endocannabinoids into more potent anti-inflammatory molecules.

    Graduate student Josephine Watson, professor Aditi Das, graduate student Megan Corbett, professor Kristopher Kilian and their colleagues discovered an enzymatic pathway that converts omega-3-derived endocannabinoids into more potent anti-inflammatory molecules.

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  • Editor’s notes:
    To reach Aditi Das, call 217-244-0630; email aditidas@illinois.edu
    The paper “Anti-inflammatory omega-3 endocannabinoid epoxides” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.
    DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1610325114