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    Metformin joins forces with microbes

    Cabreiro, Filipe (2016) Metformin joins forces with microbes. Cell Host & Microbe 19 (1), pp. 1-3. ISSN 1931-3128.

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    The gut microbiota is a key player regulating human physiology and can adjust its structure and metabolic activity in response to host health. A recent Nature paper by Forslund et al. (2015) reveals that microbiota adaptation to metformin treatment are responsible for the drug’s therapeutic effects against type 2 diabetes.


    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Science > School of Natural Sciences
    Research Centres and Institutes: Structural Molecular Biology, Institute of (ISMB)
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 06 Sep 2016 11:40
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:25


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