Dietary Uncoupling of Gut Microbiota and Energy Harvesting from Obesity and Glucose Tolerance in Mice

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Dalby, Matthew J. ; Ross, Alexander W. ; Walker, Alan W. ; Morgan, Peter J. (2017)
  • Publisher: Cell Press
  • Journal: Cell Reports, volume 21, issue 6, pages 1,521-1,533 (issn: 2211-1247, eissn: 2211-1247)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.10.056, pmc: PMC5695904
  • Subject: energy harvest | microbiota | chow | gut | glucose intolerance | microbiome | Article | QH301-705.5 | high-fat diet | Biology (General) | obesity | SCFA
    mesheuropmc: digestive system | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

Summary: Evidence suggests that altered gut microbiota composition may be involved in the development of obesity. Studies using mice made obese with refined high-fat diets have supported this; however, these have commonly used chow as a control diet, introducing confoun... View more
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