About the Authors

Christiaan J. Masson

Affiliation Department of Human Biology, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre+, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Jogchum Plat

Affiliation Department of Human Biology, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre+, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Ronald P. Mensink

Affiliation Department of Human Biology, NUTRIM School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism, Maastricht University Medical Centre+, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Andrzej Namiot

Affiliation Department of Human Anatomy, Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland

Wojciech Kisielewski

Affiliation Department of Clinical Pathomorphology, Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland

Zbigniew Namiot

Affiliation Department of Physiology, Medical University of Bialystok, Bialystok, Poland

Joachim Füllekrug

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Robert Ehehalt

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology, University Hospital Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Jan F. C. Glatz

Affiliation Department of Molecular Genetics, CARIM School for Cardiovascular Diseases, Maastricht University Medical Centre+, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Maurice M. A. L. Pelsers

maurice.pelsers@gmail.com

Affiliation Department of Clinical Chemistry, Maastricht University Medical Centre+, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MP. Performed the experiments: CM MP. Analyzed the data: CM JP MP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AN WK ZN JF RE. Wrote the paper: CM JP RM JF JG MP. Supervised the study: JP RM MP.