PharmacoMicrobiomics: The Drug-Microbiome Portal

How Bugs Modulate Drugs?

Launched on 11/11/11; Current Release 1.3 (21 March 15)

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Summary Gut microbes (species: Eubacterium coprostanoligenes) increase Cholesterol's excretion.
Gut
Cholesterol (PubChem CID: 5997)
Eubacterium coprostanoligenes (Tax ID: 290054)
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increase excretion
Cholesterol can be remove from circulation by the action of Eubacterium coprostanoligenes (gut normal flora) by it's convertion to coprostanol, which cannot be absorbed and excreted. Inhibition of cholesterol reabsorption is a clinically validated strategy for lowering cholesterol.

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