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It is a well-known fact that fish oil is good for you, but no one has ever found out why. Professor Ong Wei Yi from NUS Medicine’s Department of Anatomy has discovered that an enzyme in the brain called Alox15 is the key to the answer. Alox15 is responsible for processing a key component in fish oil, called docosahexaenoic acid, more commonly as DHA.

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