Therapeutic targeting of bile acids.

@article{Camilleri2015TherapeuticTO,
  title={Therapeutic targeting of bile acids.},
  author={Michael Camilleri and Gregory J. Gores},
  journal={American journal of physiology. Gastrointestinal and liver physiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={309 4},
  pages={G209-15}
}
The first objectives of this article are to review the structure, chemistry, and physiology of bile acids and the types of bile acid malabsorption observed in clinical practice. The second major theme addresses the classical or known properties of bile acids, such as the role of bile acid sequestration in the treatment of hyperlipidemia; the use of ursodeoxycholic acid in therapeutics, from traditional oriental medicine to being, until recently, the drug of choice in cholestatic liver diseases… CONTINUE READING
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