Dietary protein affects gene expression and prevents lipid accumulation in the liver in mice

Jessica Schwarz, Daniel Tomé, Annemarie Baars, Guido J. E. J. Hooiveld, Michael Müller

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High protein (HP) diets are suggested to positively modulate obesity and associated increased prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver (NAFLD) disease in humans and rodents. The aim of our study was to detect mechanisms by which a HP diet affects hepatic lipid accumulation.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere47303
JournalPLoS One
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 23 Oct 2012


  • Animals
  • Dietary Fats
  • Dietary Proteins
  • Fatty Liver
  • Lipoproteins, VLDL
  • Liver
  • Male
  • Mice
  • Mice, Inbred C57BL
  • Obesity
  • Oxidative Phosphorylation

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