, Bernardo Bollen Pinto
, Laura Brunelli
, Francesca Falcetta
, Federico Aletti
, Karim Bendjelid
, Roberta Pastorelli
, Manuela Ferrario
have published in the prestigious journal "Scientific Reports
" (Nature Publishing Group) an important research that pave the way to novel therapies in patients affected by septic shock.
The results of the research support the emerging evidence that lipidome alterations play an important role in individual patients’ responses to infection. Furthermore, alanine indicates a possible alteration in the glucose-alanine cycle in the liver, providing a different picture of liver functionality from bilirubin, which is commonly measured in clinic.
This study was supported by the EU FP7 Health Programme, ShockOmics project,
Grant #602706, leaded by Prof. Giuseppe Baselli
The paper is open access and can be downloaded at this link https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-017-09619-x