High relative abundance of firmicutes and increased TNF-α levels correlate with obesity in children.

@article{OrbeOrihuela2018HighRA,
  title={High relative abundance of firmicutes and increased TNF-α levels correlate with obesity in children.},
  author={Yaneth C Orbe-Orihuela and Alfredo Lagunas-Mart{\'i}nez and Margarita Bahena-Rom{\'a}n and Vicente Madrid-Marina and Kirvis Janneth Torres-Poveda and Eugenia Flores-Alfaro and Araceli M{\'e}ndez-Padr{\'o}n and Cinthya E. D{\'i}az-Ben{\'i}tez and Oscar Peralta-Zaragoza and Diana Lizzete Ant{\'u}nez-Ortiz and Miguel Cruz and Ana Isabel Burguete-Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Salud publica de Mexico},
  year={2018},
  volume={60 1},
  pages={5-11}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the correlation among pro- or anti-inflammatory cytokines and the two main gut microbiota phyla in obese children. MATERIALS AND METHODS Anthropometric data were obtained from 890 children under 14 years old to determine the degree of obesity. Serum cytokine concentration was measured by ELISA. Relative abundance of gut microbiota… CONTINUE READING