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Fig. 7 | Microbiome

Fig. 7

From: Resistant starch can improve insulin sensitivity independently of the gut microbiota

Fig. 7

Markers of intestinal permeability in germ-free (GF) and conventionalized (CVZ) C3H mice fed experimental diets for 8 weeks. a Gut permeability as assessed by administering 4 kDa FITC-dextran. b Zonula occludens 1 (ZO-1) and c occludin mRNA expression in the ileum. LFD low-fat diet, WD Western diet, RS2 WD with resistant starch 2, RS4 WD with resistant starch 4. Mean ± SEM. a N = 6–8. bc N = 7–8

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