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Mörkl, S; Lackner, S; Meinitzer, A; Gorkiewicz, G; Kashofer, K; Painold, A; Holl, A; Holasek, S.
[Pilot study: Gut microbiome and intestinal barrier in anorexia nervosa].
Fortschr Neurol Psychiatr. 2019; 87(1):39-45
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Autor/innen der Med Uni Graz:
Gorkiewicz Gregor
Holasek Sandra Johanna
Kashofer Karl
Lackner Sonja
Meinitzer Andreas
Mörkl Sabrina
Painold Annamaria

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Recent research has shown changes of the intestinal flora in anorexia nervosa (AN) patients. Alpha diversity (AD) represents the number of different bacterial species in the gut. Reduced AD and a leaky gut (zonulin) lead to inflammation and changes in nutrient absorption. AD was calculated from stool samples of 18 AN patients and 20 normal weight controls (NC) after 16S ribosomal RNA sequencing. Furthermore, Zonulin as an indicator of gut barrier function and inflammation parameters were investigated. AN patients had significantly lower AD compared to NC (number of observed species p=0.042, Chao1 Diversity Index p=0.043). Zonulin was not significantly altered in AN patients compared to NC. There were no significant correlations of serum parameters and AD. Regardless of gut permeability, AN patients showed significantly decreased AD compared to NC. Decreased AD can have an additional negative impact on calorie intake in AN. These results contribute to a better understanding of the illness and the development of new therapeutic options. © Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
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