Circulating palmitoleic acid and risk of metabolic abnormalities and new-onset diabetes.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


The American journal of clinical nutrition, Volume 92, Issue 6, p.1350-8 (2010)


2010, Aged, Aged, 80 and over, Alcohol Drinking, Body Mass Index, Center-Authored Paper, CHOLESTEROL, Cholesterol, HDL, Diabetes Mellitus, diet, Dietary Carbohydrates, Fatty Acids, Monounsaturated, Female, Fibrinogen, Humans, Insulin Resistance, Life Style, lipids, Male, Proportional Hazards Models, Prospective Studies, Public Health Sciences Division, Risk Factors, Sex Factors, Triglycerides


Animal experiments suggest that circulating palmitoleic acid (cis-16:1n-7) from adipocyte de novo fatty acid synthesis may directly regulate insulin resistance and metabolic dysregulation.