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RTCW4 – Deuterated PUFAs

RTC Week 2015 – #4: Deuterating Fatty Acids to Treat Diseases

This week (19th Oct–24th October) is Real Time Chem Week (if that means nothing to you,check out their FAQ page here!). As part of it, we’re featuring the RTC Week competition-winning entries of five different chemists here on Compound Interest, with a different feature every day this week. Today’s feature takes a look at how deuterating fatty acids we normally consume in our diet could provide possible treatments for Parkinson’s and other nervous system diseases.

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