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METACARDIS: a European project that deciphers the genes of the gut microbiota
Date:12/4/2012

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METACARDIS is the first systemic study designed to correlate the gut microbiota with CMD in people.

It brings together groups of European researchers from various disciplines with biotech and industry experts. The teams will have access to state-of-the-art technologies to accelerate the development of novel preventive and therapeutic strategies for CMDs. Amongst these teams are those directed by Karine Clment and Dominique Gauguier of the Cordeliers Research Centre (Inserm Unit 872) and of the university hospital and research complex ICAN, by Serge Hercberg of the Nutritional Epidemiology unit (Inserm Unit 557) and by Herv Blottire, Joel Dore and Dusko Ehrlich at INRA (France's National Institute of Agricultural Research).

The preliminary studies forming the basis of the METACARDIS project

Work conducted in recent years to characterise the genome of the gut microbiota, i.e. the entire genome of the bacteria in the intestine, has opened up new opportunities in in-depth understanding of the possible channels shared by the various conditions that comprise CMDs.

In oncology, biological signatures that make it possible to predict the characteristics of tumours have been identified. Likewise, research has shown that gene expression models of the gut microbiota vary from one cardiometabolic condition to another. Obese patients presenting insulin resistance, inflammatory syndrome, dyslipidaemia and/or glucose dysregulation are characterised by an alteration in the diversity and composition of their gut microbiota. Some species of gut bacteria have even been found to be associated with coronary vascular diseases. Imbalances in gut intestinal flora therefore may play a role in the development of cardiometabolic conditions.

Patients included in the project in late 2012

Once the METACARDIS project begins in late 2012, its teams will conduct a first series of stud
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