Metformin Finds Its New Molecular Targets


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Aging; AMP kinase; Diabetes; Inflammation; Metformin; Mitochondrial complex I; Nrf2; PEN2; SIRT3; v-ATPase


Metformin is a widely used antidiabetic drug. Studies over the past year have identified multiple novel molecular targets and pathways that metformin may act on to exert its beneficial effects in treating diabetes and potentially other disorders involving dysregulated inflammation. These newly found targets include mitochondrial complex I, Nrf2-SIRT3 signaling axis, PEN2, and lysosomal proton pump v-ATPase.

(First online: March 1, 2022)


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How to Cite

ROS, E. O. (2022). Metformin Finds Its New Molecular Targets. Reactive Oxygen Species, 12, n3–n4.