Metformin action through the microbiome and bile acids

Grace L. Guo, Wen Xie

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Metformin functions through a gut microbiome–bile acid–farnesoid X receptor axis to lower glucose in type 2 diabetes, revealing a new therapeutic target in this disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1789-1790
Number of pages2
JournalNature medicine
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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