Role of pentoxifylline in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in high-fat diet-induced obesity in mice
Simone Coghetto Acedo, Cintia Rabelo e Paiva Caria, Érica Martins Ferreira Gotardo, José Aires Pereira, José Pedrazzoli, Marcelo Lima Ribeiro, Alessandra Gambero, Clinical Pharmacology and Gastroenterology Unit, São Francisco University Medical School, Bragança Paulista SP 12916-900, Brazil
Author contributions: Acedo SC, Caria CRP, Gotardo ÉMF and Pereira JA performed the experiments; Pedrazzoli J analyzed the data and wrote the manuscript; Ribeiro ML and Gambero A designed the experiments, analyzed the data and wrote the manuscript.
Supported by The Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo, No. FAPESP 2011/00518-4.
Institutional review board statement: This work received approval from the Ethics Committee of São Francisco University, Bragança Paulista, SP, Brazil (Protocol CEA/USF 00.02.11).
Institutional animal care and use committee statement: This work was performed in accordance with the principles outlined by the National Council for the Control of Animal Experimentation (CONCEA, Brazil) and it was approved by Ethics Committee of São Francisco University, Bragança Paulista, SP, Brazil (Protocol CEA/USF 00.02.11).
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Correspondence to: Alessandra Gambero, PhD, Clinical Pharmacology and Gastroenterology Unit, São Francisco University Medical School, Av. São Francisco de Assis 218, Bragança Paulista SP 12916-900, Brazil. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Received: June 17, 2015
Peer-review started: June 17, 2015
First decision: July 3, 2015
Revised: July 28, 2015
Accepted: September 29, 2015
Article in press: September 30, 2015
Published online: October 28, 2015