Welcoming Foxa2 in the Bile Acid Entourage

Antonio Moschetta

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Homeostatic regulation of bile acid metabolism and biliary lipid secretion is critical to prevent enterohepatic diseases. Kaestner and coworkers (Bochkis et al., 2008) show that loss of forkhead box transcription factor Foxa2 in the liver leads to hepatic injury due to downregulation in the expression levels of bile acid transporters and detoxification enzymes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)276-278
Number of pages3
JournalCell Metabolism
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Oct 8 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Physiology


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