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The Dynamic Milieu of the Gut

‐ Jan 22, 2012 12:30pm

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  1. Describe the role of colonic fermentation products in reducing the risk for colon cancer and liver disease
  2. Explain how SLC5A8 (a transporter for short-chain fatty acids) and GPR109A (a receptor for butyrate) mediate the tumorsuppressive functions of colonic fermentation products
  3. Relate how the gut microbiota and its metabolic byproducts influence liver pathology



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