Differential effects of metformin on bile salt absorption from the jejunum and ileum.

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AIMS The antidiabetic drug metformin is often associated with a small reduction in total circulating cholesterol, but the mechanism responsible is unknown. As bile salts contribute significantly to cholesterol homeostasis, this study has investigated the effect of metformin on the absorption of bile salts by the jejunum and ileum, and their transfer into… (More)

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