Nutritional model of steatohepatitis and metabolic syndrome in the Ossabaw miniature swine.


UNLABELLED Miniature pigs residing in the Ossabaw Island (Ossabaw pigs) exhibit a thrifty genotype, and when fed a high-calorie diet they consistently develop metabolic syndrome defined by obesity, insulin resistance, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. We conducted a study to induce steatohepatitis in Ossabaw pigs by dietary manipulation. Pigs were fed… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/hep.22904


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