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1. WO2020109414 - CHRISTENSENELLACEAE BACTERIA INCLUDING CHRISTENSENELLA MINUTA AND USES THEREOF


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INTERNATIONAL SEARCH REPORT (ISR)
Part 1:  1  2  3  4  5  6          Part 2:  A  B  C  D  E 
International application No. Applicant's or agent's file reference
PCT/EP2019/082793 BT.LABNUT.PC004
International filing date (day/month/year) (Earliest) Priority Date (day/month/year)
27 November 2019 28 November 2018
Applicant
CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS...
FOR FURTHER ACTION: See Form PCT/ISA/220 as well as, where applicable, item 5 below.
This international search report has been prepared by this International Searching Authority and is transmitted to the applicant according to Article 18. A copy is being transmitted to the International Bureau.
It is also accompanied by a copy of each prior art document cited in this report.
1. Basis of the report
a. With regard to the language, the international search was carried out on the basis of:
the international application in the language in which it was filed.
a translation of the international application into                                          which is the language of a translation furnished for the purposes of international search (Rules 12.3(a) and 23.1(b)).
b.
This international search report has been established taking into account the rectification of an obvious mistake authorized by or notified to this Authority under Rule 91 (Rule 43.6bis(a)).
c.
1. With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application, the international search was carried out on the basis of a sequence listing:
a. forming part of the international application as filed:
in the form of an Annex C/ST.25 text file.
on paper or in the form of an image file.
b. furnished together with the international application under PCT Rule 13ter.1(a) for the purposes of international search only in the form of an Annex C/ST.25 text file.
c. furnished subsequent to the international filing date for the purposes of international search only:
in the form of an Annex C/ST.25 text file (Rule 13ter.1(a)).
on paper or in the form of an image file (Rule 13ter.1(b) and Administrative Instructions, Section 713).
2.
In addition, in the case that more than one version or copy of a sequence listing has been filed or furnished, the required statements that the information in the subsequent or additional copies is identical to that forming part of the application as filed or does not go beyond the application as filed, as appropriate, were furnished.
3.
Additional comments:
2. Certain claims were found unsearchable
3. Unity of invention is lacking
This International Searching Authority found multiple inventions in this international application, as follows:
1. claims: 1-17, 32(completely); 26-31(partially)
Christensenella minuta strain deposited as DSM 32891; use of the strain in the treatment/ prevention of a mood disorder, a stress disorder, anxiety or migraine.
2. claims: 18-25(completely); 26-31(partially)
Christensenellaceae bacterium for use in the prevention/ treatment or for use as an adjuvant in a treatment of a mood disorder and/or stress disorder and/or anxiety disorder and/or migraine.
1.
As all required additional search fees were timely paid by the applicant, this international search report covers all searchable claims.
2.
As all searchable claims could be searched without effort justifying additional fees, this Authority did not invite payment of additional fees.
3.
As only some of the required additional search fees were timely paid by the applicant, this international search report covers only those claims for which fees were paid, specifically claims Nos.:
4.
No required additional search fees were timely paid by the applicant. Consequently, this international search report is restricted to the invention first mentioned in the claims; it is covered by claims Nos.:
Remark on Protest
The additional search fees were accompanied by the applicant’s protest and, where applicable, the payment of a protest fee.
The additional search fees were accompanied by the applicant’s protest but the applicable protest fee was not paid within the time limit specified in the invitation.
No protest accompanied the payment of additional search fees.
4. Title of the invention
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established by this Authority to read as follows:
5. Abstract
The text is approved as submitted by the applicant.
The text has been established, according to Rule 38.2, by this Authority as it appears in Box No. IV. The applicant may, within one month from the date of mailing of this international search report, submit comments to this Authority.
6. Drawings
a.
The figure of the drawings to be published with the abstract is Figure No. ____________
as suggested by the applicant.
as selected by this Authority, because the applicant failed to suggest a figure.
as selected by this Authority, because this figure better characterizes the invention.
b.
none of the figures is to be published with the abstract.

A. CLASSIFICATION OF SUBJECT MATTER

     C12N 1/20 (2006.01)i; A61K 35/74 (2015.01)i; A23L 33/135 (2016.01)i; C12R 1/01 (2006.01)n
According to International Patent Classification (IPC) or to both national classification and IPC

B. FIELDS SEARCHED

Minimum documentation searched (classification system followed by classification symbols):
     C12R; A61K
Documentation searched other than minimum documentation to the extent that such documents are included in the fields searched:
Electronic data base consulted during the international search (name of data base and, where practicable, search terms used):
EPO-Internal

C. DOCUMENTS CONSIDERED TO BE RELEVANT

Category* Citation of document, with indication, where appropriate, of the relevant passages Relevant to claim No.
(1)
X
M. MOROTOMI ET AL, "Description of Christensenella minuta gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from human faeces, which forms a distinct branch in the order Clostridiales, and proposal of Christensenellaceae fam. nov.", INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY,Vol. 62, No. 1, 25 February 2011 (2011-02-25), page 144-149,
XP055232975
2-17,32
the whole document
& "Christensenella minuta gene for 16S rRNA, partial sequence.", EM_STD17 January 2012 (2012-01-17), Database accession no. AB490809
the whole document
(2)
X
WO 2017160711 A1 (HOLOBIOME INC [US]) 21 September 2017 (2017-09-21)
2-32
abstract
claims 1,5, 24-26, 31
sequence 757
table 10
(3)
X
WO 2015164555 A1 (UNIV CORNELL [US]) 29 October 2015 (2015-10-29)
2-17,32
abstract
paragraph [0037]
claims 1-3, 16-23
sequence 7
& "Christensenella minuta OTU-1146771 16S ribosomal RNA gene SEQ ID NO: 7.", Geneseq17 December 2015 (2015-12-17), Database accession no. BCG72552
the whole document
(4)
A
WO 2018002238 A1 (NESTEC SA [CH]) 04 January 2018 (2018-01-04)
18-31
the whole document
(5)
A
YU MENG ET AL, "Variations in gut microbiota and fecal metabolic phenotype associated with depression by 16S rRNA gene sequencing and LC/MS-based metabolomics", JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS, ELSEVIER B.V, AMSTERDAM, NL,Vol. 138, 10 February 2017 (2017-02-10), page 231-239,
XP029949119
18-31
abstract
figure 2B
page 238, left-hand column, paragraph 3
*
Special categories of cited documents:
"A"
document defining the general state of the art which is not considered to be of particular relevance
"D"
document cited by the applicant in the international application
"E"
earlier application or patent but published on or after the international filing date
"L"
document which may throw doubts on priority claim(s) or which is cited to establish the publication date of another citation or other special reason (as specified)
"O"
document referring to an oral disclosure, use, exhibition or other means
"P"
document published prior to the international filing date but later than the priority date claimed
"T"
later document published after the international filing date or priority date and not in conflict with the application but cited to understand the principle or theory underlying the invention
"X"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered novel or cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is taken alone
"Y"
document of particular relevance; the claimed invention cannot be considered to involve an inventive step when the document is combined with one or more other such documents, such combination being obvious to a person skilled in the art
"&"
document member of the same patent family

D. INFORMATION ON PATENT FAMILY MEMBERS

Patent document cited in search report Publication date
(day/month/year)
Patent family member(s) Publication date
(day/month/year)
WO 2017160711 A1
21 September 2017
AU 2017234120 A1
CA 3016911 A1
CN 109715177 A
EP 3429604 A1
JP 2019508479 A
US 2019070225 A1
WO 2017160711 A1
20 September 2018
21 September 2017
03 May 2019
23 January 2019
28 March 2019
07 March 2019
21 September 2017
WO 2015164555 A1
29 October 2015
EP 3134509 A1
US 2017042948 A1
US 2019175668 A1
WO 2015164555 A1
01 March 2017
16 February 2017
13 June 2019
29 October 2015
WO 2018002238 A1
04 January 2018
BR 112018074867 A2
BR 112018075625 A2
CA 3023166 A1
CA 3029145 A1
CN 109310716 A
CN 109310717 A
EP 3478305 A1
EP 3478306 A1
SG 11201809593Y A
SG 11201810220X A
WO 2018002238 A1
WO 2018002240 A1
06 March 2019
19 March 2019
04 January 2018
04 January 2018
05 February 2019
05 February 2019
08 May 2019
08 May 2019
29 November 2018
28 December 2018
04 January 2018
04 January 2018
Name and mailing address of the ISA/:
European Patent Office
P.B. 5818, Patentlaan 2, 2280 HV Rijswijk,
Netherlands
Telephone No. (+31-70)340-2040
Facsimile No. (+31-70)340-3016
Date of the actual completion of the international search:
14 April 2020
Date of mailing of the international search report:
23 April 2020
Authorized officer:
Sonnerat, Isabelle
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