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Metabolites 2018, 8(4), 67; https://doi.org/10.3390/metabo8040067

Current Applications of Metabolomics in Cirrhosis

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Margaret M. and Albert B. Alkek Department of Medicine, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Division of Abdominal Transplantation, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
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Received: 4 September 2018 / Revised: 30 September 2018 / Accepted: 8 October 2018 / Published: 22 October 2018
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Abstract

Metabolomics is the identification and quantification of all or specified metabolites in a living system under a specific condition or disease. Metabolomics in cirrhosis can be used in diagnosing complications, determining prognosis and assessment of response to therapy. In this review, we summarized representative applications of metabolomics in cirrhosis and significant metabolites associated with cirrhosis and its complications. View Full-Text
Keywords: cirrhosis; metabolomics; liver; mortality cirrhosis; metabolomics; liver; mortality
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Khan, V.; Putluri, N.; Sreekumar, A.; Mindikoglu, A.L. Current Applications of Metabolomics in Cirrhosis. Metabolites 2018, 8, 67.

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