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Bacteria to alleviate metabolic syndrome

Heat-inactivated Akkermansia muciniphila helps alleviate features of metabolic syndrome in overweight and obese subjects.

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Fig. 1: Mild heat inactivation of Akkermansia muciniphila improves metabolic benefits in obese and overweight human subjects.

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Anhê, F.F., Schertzer, J.D. & Marette, A. Bacteria to alleviate metabolic syndrome. Nat Med 25, 1031–1033 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-019-0516-1

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