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ea0032p734 | Obesity | ECE2013

Obesity-induced hepatic and placental inflammation are absent in obese gestating mice compared to control fed dams

Ingvorsen Camilla , Thysen Anna Hammerich , Fernandez-Twinn Denise , Ozanne Susan , Brix Susanne , Hellgren Lars

Introduction: Maternal obesity is associated with increased risk of metabolic dysfunction in the offspring. It is not clear which physiological aspects of the obese state that cause this metabolic programming. Obesity causes many metabolic changes but also low grade inflammation. In this study, we have determined if increased low grade inflammation was present in obese dams compared to controls dams during gestation.Methods: Female C57BL/6 mice were fed ...