PharmacoMicrobiomics: The Drug-Microbiome Portal

How Bugs Modulate Drugs?

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Summary Gut microbes (currently unknown members) are affected by Berberine's activity.
Berberine (PubChem CID: 2353)
are affected by activity
Berberine is an antimicrobial that inhibits the assembly function of FtsZ, thus halting the bacterial cell division. It is used to treat bacterial diarrhea and has also been found to lower blood glucose level. It is hypothesized that, through its antimicrobial activity, berberine modulates the gut microbiota in a way that leads to its antidiabetic effect.

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