Metformin-treated patients with type 2 diabetes have normal mitochondrial complex I respiration

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The glucose-lowering drug metformin has been shown to inhibit complex I of the mitochondrial electron transport chain in skeletal muscle. To investigate this effect in vivo we studied skeletal muscle mitochondrial respiratory capacity and content from patients with type 2 diabetes treated with metformin (n = 14) or sulfonylurea (n = 8) and healthy control (n = 18) participants.
Original languageEnglish
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)443-9
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2012

    Research areas

  • Blood Glucose, Body Mass Index, Case-Control Studies, Cell Respiration, Citrate (si)-Synthase, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2, Electron Transport Complex I, Hemoglobin A, Glycosylated, Humans, Hypoglycemic Agents, Insulin, Male, Metformin, Middle Aged, Models, Biological, Muscle, Skeletal, Oxygen Consumption, Sulfonylurea Compounds

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