Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids inhibit transient outward and ultra-rapid delayed rectifier K+currents and Na+current in human atrial myocytes.
Cardiovasc Res. 2009 Feb 1; 81(2):286-93
Li GR, Sun HY, Zhang XH, Cheng LC, Chiu SW, Tse HF, Lau CP. Cardiovasc Res. 2009 Feb 1; 81(2):286-93
Fish oil has been suggested to have anti-arrhythmic properties and is often prescribed to patients for atrial fibrillation and other types of non-emergent arrhythmias. In this study, the authors have directly tested the effects of the two primary omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil, EPA+DHA, on K+ and Na+ currents in human atrial myocytes....
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