Previous Research: Methane-Producing Microbes and Obesity

Mathur R, Kim G, Morales W, Sung J, Rooks E, Pokkunuri V, Weitsman S, Barlow GM, Chang C, Pimental M. Intestinal Methanobrevibacter smithii but not total bacteria is related to diet-induced weight gain in rats. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Apr;21(4):748-754.

Mathur R, Amichai M, Chua KS, Mirocha J, Barlow GM, Pimentel M. Methane and hydrogen positivity on breath test is associated with greater body mass index and body fat. J Clin Endocriol Metab. 2013 Apr;98(4):E698-702.

Basseri RJ, Basseri B, Pimentel M, Chong K, Youdim A, Low K, Hwang L, Soffer E, Chang C, Mathur R. Intestinal methane production in obese individuals is associated with a higher body mass index. Gastroenterol Hepatol (NY). 2012 Jan;8(1):22-28.

Szczepaniak LS, Victor RG, Mathur R, Nelson MD, Szczepaniak EW, Tyer N, Chen I, Unger RH, Bergman RN, Lingvay I. Pancreatic steatosis and its relationship to ß-cell dysfunction in humans: racial and ethnic variations. Diabetes Care. 2012 Nov;35(11):2377-2383.

Pimentel M, Mathur R, Chang C. Gas and the microbiome. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2013 Dec;15(12):356.

Ezeh U, Pall M, Mathur R, Dey D, Berman D, Chen IY, Dumesic DA, Azziz R. Effects of endogenous androgens and abdominal fat distribution on the interrelationship between insulin and non-insulin-mediated glucose uptake in females. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2013 Apr;98(4):1541-1548.

Mathur R, Goyal D, Kim G, Barlow GM, Chua KS, Pimentel M. Methane-producing human subjects have higher serum glucose levels during oral glucose challenge than non methane producers: a pilot study of enteric methanogens on glycemic regulation. Res J Endocrinol and Metab. 2014;2:2:ISSN 2053-3640.

Lin E, Barlow GM, Mathur R. The microbiome in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: associations and implications. Ann Gastroenterol. 2014;27(2):181-183.

Lingvay I, Mathur R, Szczpaniak E, Szczpaniak L. Ethnic diversity in beta-cell function susceptibility to pancreatic triglyceride levels: pilot investigation. J Diabetes Metab. 2014;5:348.

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