Acupuncture improved lipid metabolism by regulating intestinal absorption in mice
Jia Han, Xin Guo, Xiang-Jin Meng, Jing Zhang, Sohsuke Yamada, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa 920-0293, Japan
Jia Han, Yoshiharu Motoo, Department of Oncology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa 920-0293, Japan
Xin Guo, Sohsuke Yamada, Department of Pathology, Kanazawa Medical University Hospital, Ishikawa 920-0293, Japan
Reimon Yamaguchi, Department of Dermatology, Kanazawa Medical University, Ishikawa 920-0293, Japan
Author contributions: Han J, Guo X and Yamada S conceptualized and designed the experiments; Han J, Guo X, Meng XJ, Zhang J and Yamaguchi R carried out the experiments; Han J, Guo X and Zhang J analyzed the data; Han J and Guo X wrote the manuscript; Guo X, Yamada S and Motoo Y edited the manuscript.
Supported by the Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research, No. 19K16783; the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Tokyo, Japan, No. 20K07454 and No. 20K17363; Grant for Promoted Research from Kanazawa Medical University, No. S2018-6.
Institutional review board statement: The study was reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board at Kanazawa Medical University.
Institutional animal care and use committee statement: All animal experiments conformed to the internationally accepted principles for the care and use of laboratory animals.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare no conflicts of interest in association with the present study.
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Corresponding author: Xin Guo, PhD, Doctor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Kanazawa Medical University, 1-1 Daigaku, Uchinada, Kahoku, Ishikawa 920-0293, Japan. email@example.com
Received: May 19, 2020
Peer-review started: May 19, 2020
First decision: June 20, 2020
Revised: June 30, 2020
Accepted: August 14, 2020
Article in press: August 14, 2020
Published online: September 14, 2020