Karin Dietrich

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Given the growing wealth of downstream information, the integration of molecular and non-molecular data on a given organism has become a major challenge. For micro-organisms, this information now includes a growing collection of sequenced genes and complete genomes, and for communities of organisms it includes metagenomes. Integration of the data is(More)
BACKGROUND Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a condition characterized by impaired insulin secretion and resistance to insulin-mediated glucose uptake and utilization. A number of oral antidiabetic medication are available for its treatment, including metformin and the thiazolidinediones (TZDs). The TZDs have been shown to improve insulin resistance, and it has(More)