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Mediators of Inflammation
Volume 2013, Article ID 684237, 10 pages
Clinical Study

Expression of Inflammation-Related Genes Is Altered in Gastric Tissue of Patients with Advanced Stages of NAFLD

1Betty and Guy Beatty Obesity and Liver Program, Inova Health System, Falls Church, VA 22042, USA
2Center for the Study of Chronic Metabolic Diseases, School of Systems Biology, College of Science, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030, USA
3Center for Liver Diseases and Department of Medicine, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, VA 22042, USA

Received 15 December 2012; Revised 12 February 2013; Accepted 14 February 2013

Academic Editor: David Bernardo Ordiz

Copyright © 2013 Rohini Mehta et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Supplementary Materials contains following Tables and Figure:

Supplementary Table 1: Inflammatory cytokines and receptor encoding genes profiled for their expression levels in fundic gastric samples of 20 obese subjects.

Supplementary Table 2: Primer sequences used in validation study.

Supplementary Figure 1: A substantial overlap in genes with significant differential expression (P ≤ 0.05) and genes with significant correlation (P ≤ 0.05) to the same histological characteristics of NAFLD.

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