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Is Predisposition to NAFLD and Obesity Communicable?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22482724     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A forthcoming article in Nature reveals that inflammasome deficiency disturbs gut microbiota and predisposes to diet-induced obesity and liver disease. The aberrant microbiota and its consequences could be transferred by cohousing mutant and wild-type mice, suggesting that some aspects of metabolic syndrome can be communicable (Henao-Mejia et al., 2012).
Authors:
Matam Vijay-Kumar; Andrew T Gewirtz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cell metabolism     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1932-7420     ISO Abbreviation:  Cell Metab.     Publication Date:  2012 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-04-09     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101233170     Medline TA:  Cell Metab     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  419-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Center for Inflammation, Immunity, and Infection, Georgia State University, Atlanta GA 30303, USA.
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