Browse Graduate Dissertations and Theses at Illinois by Subject "obesity and intestinal barrier function"
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Effects of fructan source and degree of polymerization on intestinal barrier function and histomorphology characteristics in obese C57BL/6 mice (2012-06-27)Obesity is linked to increased intestinal permeability that may contribute to low grade inflammation. Fructan prebiotics have been demonstrated to increase intestinal resistance and decrease systemic inflammation. The ...