The Prebiotic Inulin Aggravates Accelerated Atherosclerosis in Hypercholesterolemic APOE*3-Leiden Mice

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Lisa R. Hoving; Margreet R. de Vries; Rob C. M. de Jong; Saeed Katiraei; Amanda Pronk; Paul H. A. Quax; Vanessa van Harmelen; Ko Willems van Dijk;
(2018)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Nutrients,volume 10,issue 2 (issn: 2072-6643, eissn: 2072-6643)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5852748, doi: 10.3390/nu10020172
  • Subject: atherosclerosis | inulin | Nutrition. Foods and food supply | remodeling | TX341-641 | prebiotics | cholesterol | Article | APOE*3-Leiden mice

The prebiotic inulin has proven effective at lowering inflammation and plasma lipid levels. As atherosclerosis is provoked by both inflammation and hyperlipidemia, we aimed to determine the effect of inulin supplementation on atherosclerosis development in hypercholeste... View more
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