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1. (WO2018162726) SPECIFIC BACTERIA FOR USE AS A DRUG, IN PARTICULAR TO COMBAT OVERWEIGHT, OBESITY, CARDIOMETABOLIC DISEASES AND INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/162726    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2018/055937
Publication Date: Fri Sep 14 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 10 00:59:59 CET 2018
IPC: C12R 1/145
A61K 35/74
A61K 9/00
A61P 3/04
A61P 3/00
Applicants: INTERNATIONAL NUTRITION RESEARCH COMPANY S.À.R.L
Inventors: VINCENT, Claude
Title: SPECIFIC BACTERIA FOR USE AS A DRUG, IN PARTICULAR TO COMBAT OVERWEIGHT, OBESITY, CARDIOMETABOLIC DISEASES AND INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASES
Abstract:
The invention relates to a heritable, commensal, gram-negative bacterium that is strictly anaerobic and non-spore-forming, from the family Christensenellaceae, and belonging to an operational taxonomic unit (OTU) characterised by an rRNA sequence 16S SEQ ID N°1, for use as a drug. The invention also relates to compositions comprising such a bacterium.