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Blurring the picture in leaky gut research: how shortcomings of zonulin as a biomarker mislead the field of intestinal permeability

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  • Lucas Massier Medical Department III – Endocrinology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, University of Leipzig Medical Center, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Rima Chakaroun Medical Department III – Endocrinology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, University of Leipzig Medical Center, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Peter Kovacs Medical Department III – Endocrinology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, University of Leipzig Medical Center, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • John T. Heiker Helmholtz Institute for Metabolic, Obesity and Vascular Research (HI-MAG) of the Helmholtz Zentrum München at Leipzig University and University Hospital Leipzig, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr Peter Kovacs, Medical Department III – Endocrinology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, University of Leipzig Faculty of Medicine, Leipzig, Sachsen, Germany; Peter.Kovacs{at}medizin.uni-leipzig.de; Dr John T. Heiker, Helmholtz Institute for Metabolic, Obesity and Vascular Research (HI-MAG) of the Helmholtz Zentrum München at Leipzig University and University Hospital Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany; john.heiker{at}helmholtz-muenchen.de
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Massier L, Chakaroun R, Kovacs P, et al
Blurring the picture in leaky gut research: how shortcomings of zonulin as a biomarker mislead the field of intestinal permeability

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  • Received September 8, 2020
  • Revised September 27, 2020
  • Accepted September 30, 2020
  • First published October 9, 2020.
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August 06, 2021

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