Go to content
UR Home

Effects of omega-3 fatty acids on working memory in rats with increased sugar intake

Ruhland, Stefanie ; Hauser, Joachim ; Kaunzinger, Ivo ; Nakamura, Yukiko ; Stollberg, Ewelina ; Lange, Klaus W.


The "Western" diet, with its high sugar content and low levels of omega-3 fatty acids (n-3), has been linked to various cognitive deficits and mental disorders in animal models and humans. We have examined whether a dietary deficiency in n-3 in combination with increased sugar consumption affects working memory in rats. Wistar rats were bred and fed a high-sugar diet over several generations. The ...


Owner only: item control page
  1. Homepage UR

University Library

Publication Server


Publishing: oa@ur.de
0941 943 4239

Dissertations: dissertationen@ur.de
0941 943 3904

Research data: daten@ur.de
0941 943 4239

Contact persons