PCR polymerase chain reaction
PDX polydextrose
PKU phenylketonuria
qRT quantitative real-time
rDNA ribosomal deoxyribonucleic acid
rRNA ribosomal ribonucleic acid
RYGB Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
SCF soluble corn fiber
SCFA short-chain fatty acid
TF transcription factor
TJP1 tight junction protein 1
TLR Toll-like receptor
TNBS 2,4,6-trinitrobenzenesulfonic acid
TNF tumor necrosis factor
USDA U.S. Department of Agriculture
WHO World Health Organization

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