Effect of treatment with antibiotics.

Chow-fed 8-week-old WT and Gal-3 KO mice received either regular drinking water (WT: yellow; Gal-3 KO: red) or water supplemented with antibiotics (WT: white; Gal-3 KO: black) for 4 weeks before measurement of fasting glucose (A), fasting insulin (B) and response to GTT (C) Data are mean+/−SEM, n = 5. *p<0.05 versus respective WT; °p<0.05 versus respective group without antibiotics (water).