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Changes in structure of some lipids, including length and degree of saturation, can be a major determinant on tear function

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This paper shows how lipid function is related to biochemistry, as highlighted by the American society of biochemistry and molecular biology.

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This page is a summary of: Lipidomic analysis of human tear fluid reveals structure-specific lipid alterations in dry eye syndrome, Journal of Lipid Research, November 2013, American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (ASBMB),
DOI: 10.1194/jlr.p041780.
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