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  1. Obesity is a severe public health threat worldwide. Emerging evidence suggests that gut microbiota dysbiosis is closely associated with obesity and its related metabolic complications. The aim of the present s...

    Authors: Wendong Wang, Mintao Zhong, Tiantian Yu, Lei Chen, Lijun Shi, Junwei Zong and Shouyu Wang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:27

    Content type: Research

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  2. Androgen receptor (AR) has been reported to play vital roles in exercise-induced increase of muscle mass in rats, but needs to be further verified and the mechanism behind remains unclear. As AR target genes, ...

    Authors: Lijun YIN, Lin LU, Xiaojing LIN and Xiaohui WANG

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:26

    Content type: Research

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  3. Higher choline and betaine levels have been linked to lower risk of liver cancer, whereas existing data in relation to hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) prognosis are scarce. Our objective was to examine the asso...

    Authors: Zhao-Yan Liu, Dinuerguli Yishake, Ai-Ping Fang, Dao-Ming Zhang, Gong-Cheng Liao, Xu-Ying Tan, Yao-Jun Zhang and Hui-Lian Zhu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:25

    Content type: Research

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  4. Evaluation of the action of various traditional plants to treat metabolic syndrome are strongly studied. In our study, we investigated the effect of the Tunisian jojoba seed on a metabolic syndrome induced in ...

    Authors: Sahla Belhadj, Stephanie Dal, Fakhreddine Khaskhoussi, Elisa Maillard-Pedracini, Olfa Hentati and Séverine Sigrist

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:24

    Content type: Research

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  5. Metastatic cancer is incurable and understanding the molecular underpinnings is crucial to improving survival for our patients. The IGF-1/Akt signaling pathway is often impaired in cancer leading to its progre...

    Authors: Anuradha A. Shastri, Anthony Saleh, Jason E. Savage, Tiziana DeAngelis, Kevin Camphausen and Nicole L. Simone

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:23

    Content type: Brief communication

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  6. Trehalose is a functional disaccharide that has anti-metabolic activities such as suppression of adipocyte hypertrophy in mice and alleviation of impaired glucose tolerance in humans. Trehalase hydrolyzes treh...

    Authors: Chikako Arai, Aki Suyama, Shigeyuki Arai, Norie Arai, Chiyo Yoshizane, Satomi Koya-Miyata, Akiko Mizote, Shin Endo, Toshio Ariyasu, Hitoshi Mitsuzumi and Shimpei Ushio

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:22

    Content type: Research

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  7. Obesity occurs when the body’s energy intake is constantly greater than its energy consumption and the pharmacological enhancing the activity of brown adipose tissue (BAT) and (or) browning of white adipose ti...

    Authors: Gang Wei, Honglin Sun, Jun-li Liu, Kai Dong, Junli Liu and Min Zhang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:21

    Content type: Research

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  8. Biosyntheses of proteins, nucleotides and fatty acids, are essential for the malignant proliferation and survival of cancer cells. Cumulating research findings show that amino acid restrictions are potential s...

    Authors: Jian-Sheng Kang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:20

    Content type: Review

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  9. Marathon, as a long-distance aerobic exercise, has become a fashionable or popular sport. However, little is known about the holistic metabolic changes occurring within the serum metabolome of athletes after t...

    Authors: Rengfei Shi, Jin Zhang, Biqing Fang, Xiangyang Tian, Yu Feng, Zepeng Cheng, Zhongyu Fu, Jingjing Zhang and Jiaxi Wu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:19

    Content type: Research

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  10. The original article possessed a minor typo in first author, Xin Zeng’s name which has since been corrected.

    Authors: Xin Zeng, Min Zhu, Xiaohong Liu, Xuanmin Chen, Yujia Yuan, Lan Li, Jingping Liu, Yanrong Lu, Jingqiu Cheng and Younan Chen

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:18

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:11

  11. The evidence on the impact of high sugar consumption on micronutrient dilution does not yet allow for the establishment of clear thresholds of consumption. To establish upper and lower limit intake thresholds ...

    Authors: Esther González-Padilla, Joana A. Dias, Stina Ramne, Kjell Olsson, Cecilia Nälsén and Emily Sonestedt

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:15

    Content type: Research

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  12. Fatty liver is a reversible status, but also an origin stage to develop to other metabolic syndromes, such as diabetes and heart disease that threatens public health worldwide. Ascorbate deficiency is reported...

    Authors: Yingying Xu, Yuhang Wu, Yue Xiong, Jiawang Tao, Tingcai Pan, Shenglin Tan, Ge Gao, Yan Chen, Nasir Abbas, Anteneh Getachew, Yuanqi Zhuang, Kai You, Fan Yang and Yin-xiong Li

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:17

    Content type: Research

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  13. Vitamins and minerals play an essential role within many cellular processes including energy production and metabolism. Previously, supplementation with a multivitamin/mineral (MVM) for ≥28 days resulted in im...

    Authors: F. L. Dodd, D. O. Kennedy, E. J. Stevenson, R. C. Veasey, K. Walker, S. Reed, P. A. Jackson and C. F. Haskell-Ramsay

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:16

    Content type: Research

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  14. Diet and exercise play important roles in ameliorating metabolic syndrome. Yunkang 10 (Camellia sinensis var. assamica) is a most cultivated tea variety for making tea in the Southwestern China. Currently, there ...

    Authors: Yanzhong Zhang, Mingxing Gu, Ruru Wang, Menwan Li, Daxiang Li and Zhongwen Xie

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:14

    Content type: Research

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  15. Diabetic patients are highly vulnerable to hypoxic injury, which is associated with hypoxia induced BNIP3 expression that subsequently activate apoptosis. Our previous research show that Tetramethylpyrazine (T...

    Authors: Shih-Ping Liu, Marthandam Asokan Shibu, Fuu-Jen Tsai, Yuan-Man Hsu, Chang-Hai Tsai, Jing-Gung Chung, Jai-Sing Yang, Chih-Hsin Tang, Shulin Wang, Qiaowen Li and Chih-Yang Huang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:12

    Content type: Research

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  16. Pyroptosis is a novel programmed cell death. It is identified as caspase-1 dependent and characterized by plasma-membrane rupture and release of proinflammatory intracellular contents inculuding IL-1 beta and ...

    Authors: Xin Zeng, Min Zhu, Xiaohong Liu, Xuanmin Chen, Yujia Yuan, Lan Li, Jingping Liu, Yanrong Lu, Jingqiu Cheng and Younan Chen

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:11

    Content type: Letter to the Editor

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:18

  17. Fat percentage and distribution in pigs are associated with their productive efficiency and meat quality. Dietary branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) regulate fat metabolism in weanling piglets with unknown mech...

    Authors: Jinghui Heng, Zhihui Wu, Min Tian, Jiaming Chen, Hanqing Song, Fang Chen, Wutai Guan and Shihai Zhang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:10

    Content type: Research

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  18. Visceral adipose tissue-derived serine protease inhibitor (vaspin), an adipose-derived hormone, exhibits various biological functions. Recently, studies showed that vaspin is closely related to bone metabolism...

    Authors: Hongwei Wang, Fulian Chen, Jiaxuan Li, Yan Wang, Chunyan Jiang, Yan Wang, Mengqi Zhang and Jin Xu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:9

    Content type: Research

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  19. We aimed to describe the 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) status of southern Chinese individuals by a high-accuracy liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) method which can trace to reference me...

    Authors: Zhiliang Cai, Qiaoxuan Zhang, Ziqiang Xia, Songbai Zheng, Lilan Zeng, Liqiao Han, Jun Yan, Peifeng Ke, Junhua Zhuang, Xinzhong Wu and Xianzhang Huang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:8

    Content type: Research

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  20. S-Equol, produced from daidzein by gut microbiota, has been suggested as an potential anti-diabetic agent, but the underlying mechanisms remain unclear. Recent evidences demonstrated that carbohydrate response el...

    Authors: Ka Chen, Hedong Lang, Li Wang, Kai Liu, Yong Zhou and Mantian Mi

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:7

    Content type: Research

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  21. Diabetes mellitus is a global epidemic leads to multiple serious health complications, including nephropathy. Diabetic nephropathy is a serious kidney-related complication of type 1 or 2 diabetes that is preva...

    Authors: Hossam Ebaid, Samir A. E. Bashandy, Ahmad M. Abdel-Mageed, Jameel Al-Tamimi, Iftekhar Hassan and Ibrahim M. Alhazza

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:6

    Content type: Research

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  22. Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory skin disease that features the abnormal proliferation of keratinocytes. This proliferation could partly result from disturbances in vitamin A metabolism. Changes in p...

    Authors: Hai-meng Wang, Chao Wu, Yan-yun Jiang, Wen-ming Wang and Hong-zhong Jin

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:5

    Content type: Research

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  23. The health benefits of dietary fibre (DF) intake on non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are controversial. Thus, this large cross-sectional study aimed to determine the associations between DF intake and...

    Authors: Yang Xia, Shunming Zhang, Qing Zhang, Li Liu, Ge Meng, Hongmei Wu, Xue Bao, Yeqing Gu, Shaomei Sun, Xing Wang, Ming Zhou, Qiyu Jia, Kun Song, Qijun Wu, Kaijun Niu and Yuhong Zhao

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:4

    Content type: Research

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  24. Red beetroot (Beta vulgaris), as a naturally occurring root vegetable and a rich source of phytochemicals and bioactive compounds, is known for its beneficial roles in the improvement of several clinical and path...

    Authors: Parvin Mirmiran, Zeinab Houshialsadat, Zahra Gaeini, Zahra Bahadoran and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:3

    Content type: Review

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  25. Both cholesterol (Cho) and methionine (Met, a precursor for homocysteine) are risk factors for fatty liver disease. Since Western diets are rich in Cho and Met, we investigated the hepatic effects of feeding a...

    Authors: Avinash Kumar, Rashmi Pathak, Henry A. Palfrey, Kirsten P. Stone, Thomas W. Gettys and Subramanyam N. Murthy

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:2

    Content type: Research

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  26. To assess the association between plasma retinol-binding protein 4 (RBP4) levels both in the first trimester and second trimester and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM).

    Authors: Chuyao Jin, Lizi Lin, Na Han, Zhiling Zhao, Zheng Liu, Shusheng Luo, Xiangrong Xu, Jue Liu and Haijun Wang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2020 17:1

    Content type: Research

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  27. Expression of mitochondrial proteins is reduced within hibernating myocardium (HM). It is unclear whether dietary supplementation with CoQ10 can increase expression of mitochondrial electron transport chain (ETC)...

    Authors: Laura Hocum Stone, Erin Chappuis, Christin Wright, Rosemary F. Kelly and Edward O. McFalls

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:92

    Content type: Research

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  28. Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported that the co-author’s name was missing in the original article.

    Authors: Ashley E. Mason, Laura R. Saslow, Patricia J. Moran, Sarah Kim, Priyanka K. Wali, Hiba Abousleiman, Robert Richler, Samantha Schleicher, Veronica M. Goldman, Alison Hartman, Cindy Leung, Wendy Hartogensis and Frederick M. Hecht

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:91

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:58

  29. It is well known that ingestion of protein sources can stimulate muscle protein synthesis (MPS). The intake of whey protein is highly effective especially for accelerating MPS. Whey protein hydrolysate (WPH) c...

    Authors: Kyosuke Nakayama, Ryoichi Tagawa, Yuri Saito and Chiaki Sanbongi

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:90

    Content type: Research

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  30. Experimental evidence indicates that oral L-citrulline (L-Cit) may reduce resting blood pressure (BP) as well as BP responses to exercise and cold exposure (non-resting). However, results from human interventi...

    Authors: Huan-Huan Yang, Xin-Li Li, Wei-Guo Zhang, Arturo Figueroa, Li-Hua Chen and Li-Qiang Qin

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:89

    Content type: Review

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  31. Obesity is a global epidemic disease that increases the risk of metabolic syndrome. However, therapeutic drugs for obesity are still scarce. In recent years, peptides have been identified as new biological reg...

    Authors: Wen Zhang, Dan Shen, Yun Li, Hong Zhong, Xing Wang, Xian-wei Cui, Chun-Mei Shi, Chen-Bo Ji, Xi-Rong Guo and Ling Chen

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:88

    Content type: Research

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  32. This study was to investigate the effect and its possible mechanism of fucoidan on the development of spontaneous autoimmune diabetes in non-obese diabetic (NOD) mice.

    Authors: Meilan Xue, Hui Liang, Xinqiang Ji, Ying Liu, Yinlin Ge, Lin Hou and Ting Sun

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:87

    Content type: Research

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  33. Caloric restriction since birth changes glucose metabolism by the liver in overnight-fasted rats to a fed-like pattern, in which glucose output is large but gluconeogenesis is negligible. It was investigated w...

    Authors: Laís Akemi Yamada, Isabela Ramos Mariano, Vanessa Lara Rissi Sabino, Renan Soares Rabassi, Camila Bataglini, Silvia Carla Santana Ferreira Azevedo, Nayra Thais Delatorre Branquinho, Mirian Ayumi Kurauti, Rosângela Fernandes Garcia and Maria Montserrat Diaz Pedrosa

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:86

    Content type: Research

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  34. The consequences of optimal dietary macronutrient compositions especially quality of proteins on weight gain still remain controversial. The aim of the current study was to evaluate the iso-energetic substitut...

    Authors: Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani, Glareh Koochakpoor, Parvin Mirmiran, Samira Ebrahimof and Fereidoun Azizi

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:83

    Content type: Research

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  35. Androgen hormone levels are strongly associated with obesity in adult mammals, especially with advanced age. We investigated androgen receptor inhibition on fat metabolism and long-chain fatty acid (LCFA) tran...

    Authors: Jisu Kim, Jonghoon Park, Nahyun Kim, Hun-young Park and Kiwon Lim

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:82

    Content type: Research

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  36. The appropriate fatty acids composition of brain lipids is critical for functioning of this organ. The alterations of brain fatty acids composition may lead to neurological and neurodegenerative diseases.

    Authors: Alicja Pakiet, Agnieszka Jakubiak, Aleksandra Czumaj, Tomasz Sledzinski and Adriana Mika

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:81

    Content type: Research

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  37. Cancer cachexia is a clinical manifestation in various advanced cancers that characterized by muscle atrophy and fat loss as its main features; it is frequently associated with systemic inflammatory response. ...

    Authors: Jun Han, Chaocheng Lu, Qingyang Meng, Alice Halim, Thong Jia Yean and Guohao Wu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:80

    Content type: Research

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  38. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common chronic liver disease and has become a public health concern worldwide. The hallmark of NAFLD is hepatic steatosis. Therefore, there is an urgent ne...

    Authors: Dan Feng, Jun Zou, Dongfang Su, Haiyan Mai, Shanshan Zhang, Peiyang Li and Xiumei Zheng

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:79

    Content type: Research

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  39. Circulating odd-chain fatty acids pentadecanoic (15:0) and heptadecanoic acid (17:0) are considered to reflect dairy intake. In cohort studies, higher circulating 15:0 and 17:0 were associated with lower type ...

    Authors: Kamalita Pertiwi, Leanne K. Küpers, Anne J. Wanders, Janette de Goede, Peter L. Zock and Johanna M. Geleijnse

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:78

    Content type: Research

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  40. Rainbow trout is a “glucose-intolerant” carnivorous species. Using the metabolic programming strategy, we used early nutritional stimuli in order to modify carbohydrate utilization in trout juveniles.

    Authors: Yan Song, Hélène Alami-Durante, Sandrine Skiba-Cassy, Lucie Marandel and Stephane Panserat

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:77

    Content type: Research

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  41. To examine the association between changes in fasting insulin, homeostasis model assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR), and insulin-glucose ratio (IGR) levels, over approximately 3 years with incident hyp...

    Authors: Aidin Baghbani-Oskouei, Maryam Tohidi, Mitra Hasheminia, Fereidoun Azizi and Farzad Hadaegh

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:76

    Content type: Research

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  42. Subcutaneous fat mass is negatively correlated with atherogenic risk factors, but its putative benefits remain controversial. We hypothesized that genetic variants that influence subcutaneous fat mass would mo...

    Authors: James W. Daily, Hye Jeong Yang, Meiling Liu, Min Jung Kim and Sunmin Park

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:75

    Content type: Research

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  43. Zinc deficiency can change the concentrations of minerals and trace elements in the body. However, previous studies still had many limitations.

    Authors: Qingli Yu, Xiaohan Sun, Jiali Zhao, Lan Zhao, Yanfeng Chen, Lina Fan, Zixiang Li, Yongzhi Sun, Maoqing Wang and Fan Wang

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:73

    Content type: Research

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  44. Lipid accumulation product (LAP) is an index describing the overaccumulation of lipid. Baseline LAP was used for type 2 diabetes (T2D) prediction in previous studies. But the longitudinal trajectories of LAP, ...

    Authors: Guangyu Yan, Fei Li, Christelle Elia, Yating Zhao, Jiangguang Wang, Zhiheng Chen, Hong Yuan and Yao Lu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:72

    Content type: Research

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  45. α-Linolenic acid (ALA) is a plant-derived omega-3 unsaturated fatty acid that is rich in flaxseed oil (FO). The effect of FO on bone health is controversial. This study aims to evaluate the effect of FO on bon...

    Authors: Fulian Chen, Yan Wang, Hongwei Wang, Zhenhua Dong, Yan Wang, Mengqi Zhang, Jiaxuan Li, Shanshan Shao, Chunxiao Yu, Zhikun Huan and Jin Xu

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:71

    Content type: Research

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  46. Elderly people with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) have an increased risk of diabetes-related microvascular and macrovascular complications, thus diabetic patients with a functioning gastrointestinal tract bu...

    Authors: Chiao-Ming Chen, Chun-Kuang Shih, Yi-Jing Su, Kuan-Un Cheang, Shu-Fang Lo and Sing-Chung Li

    Citation: Nutrition & Metabolism 2019 16:70

    Content type: Research

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