Progesterone supplementation in mice leads to microbiome alterations and weight gain in a sex-specific manner (5 tweets)

Progesterone is a steroid hormone produced by the ovaries, involved in pregnancy progression and necessary for successful gestation. We have previously shown that progesterone affects gut microbiota composition and leads to increased relative abundance of Bifidobacterium.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.10.06.463337