Mechanisms Linking the Gut Microbiome and Glucose Metabolism

J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Apr;101(4):1445-54. doi: 10.1210/jc.2015-4251. Epub 2016 Mar 3.


This review details potential mechanisms linking gut dysbiosis to metabolic dysfunction, including lipopolysaccharide, bile acids, short chain fatty acids, gut hormones, and branched-chain amino acids.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Dysbiosis*
  • Gastrointestinal Microbiome*
  • Glucose / metabolism*
  • Humans


  • Glucose