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Dietary short chain fatty acids protect against type 1 diabetes

Wen, L and Wong, FS 2017. Dietary short chain fatty acids protect against type 1 diabetes. Nature Immunology 18 (5) , pp. 484-486. 10.1038/ni.3730

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The short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) acetate and butyrate, which are released from specialized diets by gut microbes, protect non-obese diabetic (NOD) mice against insulitis and slow the progression of diabetes.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Medicine
Subjects: Q Science > QR Microbiology > QR180 Immunology
Uncontrolled Keywords: Autoimmunity Type 1 diabetes
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
ISSN: 1529-2908
Funders: MRC, Diabetes UK, EFSD, British Council, JDRF
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 5 May 2017
Date of Acceptance: 1 April 2017
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2019 14:56

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