Dennis Jahn

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In rodents, high-fat diets promote hepatic lipid accumulation in rodents, activation of peroxisome proliferator activated receptor-alpha (PPARalpha) and upregulation of cytochrome P450 (CYP) 4A gene expression. Lipid-devoid diets containing sucrose and orotic acid (S/OA-diet) also cause lipid infiltration by stimulating intrahepatic lipid synthesis and(More)
Metabolic syndrome is associated with alterations in the structure of the gut microbiota leading to low-grade inflammatory responses. An increased penetration of the impaired gut membrane by bacterial components is believed to induce this inflammation, possibly involving epigenetic alteration of inflammatory molecules such as Toll-like receptors (TLRs). We(More)