Intestinal α1-2-fucosylation contributes to obesity and steatohepatitis in mice

Zhou R, Llorente C, Cao J, Gao B, Duan Y, Jiang L, Wang Y, Kumar V, Stärkel P, Bode L, Fan X, Schnabl B.
Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2020 Sep;44(9):1842-1851. doi: 10.1111/acer.14405. Epub 2020 Aug 2. PMID: 32628772
We investigated the role of Fut2-mediated intestinal alpha12fucosylation for the development of alcohol-associated liver disease. …Despite no direct effects on growth of Enterococcus faecalis in vitro, intestinal alpha12fu