Effects of chronic dexamethasone exposure on bile acid metabolism and cecal epithelia function in goats.

@article{Hua2018EffectsOC,
  title={Effects of chronic dexamethasone exposure on bile acid metabolism and cecal epithelia function in goats.},
  author={Canfeng Hua and Yali Geng and Qu Chen and Liqiong Niu and Liuping Cai and Shiyu Tao and Yingdong Ni and Ruqian Zhao},
  journal={Domestic animal endocrinology},
  year={2018},
  volume={65},
  pages={
          9-16
        }
}
Bile acids (BAs) are synthesized in the liver via the oxidation of cholesterol and further metabolized by microbiota in the gut, where they simultaneously impact gut function. In the present study, 10 goats were randomly divided into 2 groups; 1 group was injected with dexamethasone (Dex; 0.2 mg/kg), and the other group was injected with saline as the… CONTINUE READING