Is fecal microbiota transplantation a promising strategy for type 2 diabetes mellitus?

March 19, 2020 Hormones No Comments

The gut microbiota is an ecosystem consisted of an estimated 10-100 trillion microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi, archaea, and viruses, all of which colonize in the human gastrointestinal tract.1 Gut microbiota exerts diverse physiological functions, such as modulation of immune system, regulation of the gut barrier integrity and biosynthesis of vitamins. Imbalance in gut microbial composition and function, commonly known as dysbiosis, has been closely associated with a variety of diseases, including Clostridium difficile infection (CDI), obesity, cancer and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

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