User:Etienne Robillard/Notebook/Docosanoids

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Docosanoids as neuroprotective lipid messengers

Docosanoids (neuroprotectins and resolvins) are lipid signaling metabolites of DHA catalyzed by the 15-lipoxygenase enzyme. In addition, Neuroprotectin D1 (NPD1) exert anti-inflammatory and anti-apoptotic bioactivity on synapses.