Oral pathobiont induces systemic inflammation and metabolic changes associated with alteration of gut microbiota


Periodontitis has been implicated as a risk factor for metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes, atherosclerotic vascular diseases, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Although bacteremias from dental plaque and/or elevated circulating inflammatory cytokines emanating from the inflamed gingiva are suspected mechanisms linking periodontitis and these… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/srep04828


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