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Dr Tom van den Bogert focused his research on small intestinal microbiota combining cutting edge omics method like metagenomics. He accepted to give us more detailed information about his work conducted in TIFN framework. We advise our…

Research Director at INRA, Joël is Scientific Director of MetaGenoPolis (www.mgps.eu). He is the leader of the team ‘functionalities of the intestinal ecosystem’ within the Micalis Institute “Food and Gut Microbiology for Human Health” (http://www.micalis.fr/micalis_eng/Poles-and-teams/Pole-Ecosystems/FInE-Dore)…

Scientists and clinicians examine the latest research in the role human gut microbes play indigestive and overall health at the Gut Microbiota for Health Summit 2014 (March 8-9 - Miami, USA), hosted by the ESNM and the AGA.     Go to part 2. [View the story "#GMFH2014 on the Web [Part 1 of 3]" on Storify]

In this study, Aviles-Jimenez and co-workers aimed to characterize microbiota of the gastric mucosa as its progress to intestinal type of cancer. To do that, they analysed gastric tissue in patients with non-atrophic gastritis (NAG), intestinal metaplasia (IM) and intestinal-type gastric cancer (GC). After performing genetic analyses on the samples, the researchers quantified a low bacterial diversity in all samples, ranged form 8 (in GC patients) to 57 (in NAG), with IM as an intermediate group. Also, they found that Firmicutes and Proteobacteria represented almost the 70% of phyla in all samples. Interestingly, they observed a gradual decrease in gastric microbiota profile from NAG to IM to GC. In particular,…

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Dr Tom van den Bogert focused his research on small intestinal microbiota combining cutting edge omics method like metagenomics. He accepted to give us more detailed information about his work conducted in TIFN framework. We advise our…

Research Director at INRA, Joël is Scientific Director of MetaGenoPolis (www.mgps.eu). He is the leader of the team ‘functionalities of the intestinal ecosystem’ within the Micalis Institute “Food and Gut Microbiology for Human Health” (http://www.micalis.fr/micalis_eng/Poles-and-teams/Pole-Ecosystems/FInE-Dore)…

Scientists and clinicians examine the latest research in the role human gut microbes play indigestive and overall health at the Gut Microbiota for Health Summit 2014 (March 8-9 - Miami, USA), hosted by the ESNM and the AGA.     Go to part 2. [View the story "#GMFH2014 on the Web [Part 1 of 3]" on Storify]

In this study, Aviles-Jimenez and co-workers aimed to characterize microbiota of the gastric mucosa as its progress to intestinal type of cancer. To do that, they analysed gastric tissue in patients with non-atrophic gastritis (NAG), intestinal metaplasia (IM) and intestinal-type gastric cancer (GC). After performing genetic analyses on the samples, the researchers quantified a low bacterial diversity in all samples, ranged form 8 (in GC patients) to 57 (in NAG), with IM as an intermediate group. Also, they found that Firmicutes and Proteobacteria represented almost the 70% of phyla in all samples. Interestingly, they observed a gradual decrease in gastric microbiota profile from NAG to IM to GC. In particular,…

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