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Microbial metabolites as mimickers of human molecules - Nature.com

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http://news.google.com - Microbial metabolites as mimickers of human moleculesNature.comA new study has found that gut bacteria produce metabolites — N-acyl amides — that interact with G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and mimic human GPCR ligands, providing clues to how microbial metabolites might regulate host physiology. The links ...and more »