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What does NF-kB stand for?

NF-kB stands for Nuclear Factor Kappa Beta

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Editor's Note: Fish oil contains omega-3 fatty acids that reduce inflammation via inhibition of nuclear factor kappa beta (NF-kB), as well as by inhibition of proinflammatory omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids by displacement of omega-6 stores in cell membranes.
These uses include the physiological release of nitric oxide from the inner lining of blood vessels at a level that acts as an antioxidant as well as a suppressant of nuclear factor kappa beta, a protein which directs the inflammatory process underlying the pathology of most chronic diseases.