Bacteroides uniformis CECT 7771 Requires Adaptive Immunity to Improve Glucose Tolerance but Not to Prevent Body Weight Gain in Diet-Induced Obese Mice

Investigators evaluated the effects of B. uniformis on energy homeostasis, and intestinal immunity in wild-type and Rag1-deficient mice with diet-induced obesity. They assessed whether it needed to be viable to exert its beneficial effects on obesity and to directly induce immunoregulatory effects.
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