Display Settings:

Format

Send to:

Choose Destination
See comment in PubMed Commons below
Cell Metab. 2012 Apr 4;15(4):419-20. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2012.03.013.

Is predisposition to NAFLD and obesity communicable?

Author information

  • 1Center for Inflammation, Immunity, and Infection, Georgia State University, Atlanta GA 30303, USA.

Abstract

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).

Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Comment on

PMID:
22482724
[PubMed]
Free full text

Publication Types

Publication Types

PubMed Commons home

PubMed Commons

0 comments
How to join PubMed Commons

    Supplemental Content

    Full text links

    Icon for Elsevier Science
    Loading ...
    Write to the Help Desk