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Obeticholic Acid Improves Adipose Morphometry and Inflammation and Reduces Steatosis in Dietary but not Metabolic Obesity in Mice

Haczeyni, Fahrettin; Poekes, Laurence; Wang, Hans; Mridha, Auvro; Barn, Vanessa; Haigh, W. Geoffrey; Ioannou, George; Yeh, Matthew; Leclercq, Isabelle A.; Teoh, Narcissus; Farrell, Geoffrey

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Objective: Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is the outcome of interactions between overnutrition, energy metabolism, and adipose function. Obeticholic acid (OCA) improves steatosis in patients but for unknown reasons does not resolve NASH pathology. This study therefore investigated OCA effects in Wt mice, which develop obesity with atherogenic dietary feeding, and appetite-dysregulated, Alms1 mutant foz/foz mice fed the same diet, which develop metabolic obesity and diabetes. Methods: OCA...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/244967
Source: Obesity
DOI: 10.1002/oby.21701

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