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Fig. 1 | Lipids in Health and Disease

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From: Combination of aspirin with essential fatty acids is superior to aspirin alone to prevent or ameliorate sepsis or ARDS

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Scheme showing metabolism of EFAs, formation of their metabolites PGs, LTs, TXs, LXA4, resolvins, protectins and maresins and their actions on cytokines, ROS (reactive oxygen species), NO (nitric oxide), carbon monoxide (a product of hemeoxygenase −1) and relevance of aspirin in this chain of events and their role in sepsis and ARDS. Ach = Acetylcholine

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