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OBJECTIVE Elevated plasma bile acids after bariatric surgery are thought to explain type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) remission. Bile acids can bind to and activate the nuclear receptor farnesoid-X receptor (FXR) by regulating lipid and glucose metabolism. We performed a surgical procedure (ligation of the common bile duct and external biliary drainage [LBD])(More)
Transcription factor FoxO1 is a key regulator of the insulin-signaling pathway, and is reported to play important roles in pancreatic β cell differentiation, proliferation, apoptosis and stress resistance. The multifunctional nature of FoxO1 is due to its regulation of various downstream targets. Previous studies in our lab identified potential FoxO1 target(More)
Several studies have investigated the association between abnormal microRNA-10b expression and the risk of various developing cancers, but the results are inconsistent. We searched all publications addressing the level of microRNA-10b expression in cancer cases and noncancerous controls (Accessed: August 2014). Thirty-six studies on 14 types of cancer were(More)
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