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Data Brief. 2018 Feb 2;17:631-637. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2018.01.015. eCollection 2018 Apr.

Data describing the flow-mediated vasodilation responses and blood pressure in young adult humans after a single dose of oral edible emu oil.

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DHC Corporation, 2-7-1 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo 106-8571, Japan.
NODAI Research Institute, 1-1-1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 156-8502, Japan.
Department of Food and Cosmetic Science, Faculty of Bioindustry, Tokyo University of Agriculture, 196 Yasaka, Abashiri 099-2493, Japan.


The data provided herein include flow-mediated vasodilation responses, represented by changes in arterial diameter, and blood pressure in young adults after a single oral dose of edible emu oil or placebo (cross-over design). Ten healthy men and 10 healthy women participated. Increased blood flow in the antebrachial region was induced by inflating a pressure cuff and subsequently releasing the pressure by deflating the cuff. After the release, the arterial diameter was continuously monitored for 110 sec using ultrasonic diagnostic equipment. The changes in the arterial diameter from 20 to 110 sec post-cuff deflation are described in line graphs and tables. In addition, systolic and diastolic blood pressure data are provided in a table.

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