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Gut Microbiota Is a Key Modulator of Insulin Resistance in TLR 2 Knockout Mice

  • Andréa M. Caricilli,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil

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  • Paty K. Picardi,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil

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  • Lélia L. de Abreu,

    Affiliation: Department of Nursing, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil

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  • Mirian Ueno,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil

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  • Patrícia O. Prada,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil

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  • Eduardo R. Ropelle,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil

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  • Sandro Massao Hirabara,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Ângela Castoldi,

    Affiliation: Department of Immunology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Pedro Vieira,

    Affiliation: Department of Immunology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Niels O. S. Camara,

    Affiliation: Department of Immunology, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • Rui Curi,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

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  • José B. Carvalheira,

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil

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  • Mário J. A. Saad mail

    msaad@fcm.unicamp.br

    Affiliation: Department of Internal Medicine, State University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil

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  • Published: December 06, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001212

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