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ea0029s4.3 | The gut nutrient sensing in energy metabolism | ICEECE2012

Gut microbiome and energy metabolism: the concept of MicrObesity

Cani P.

Obesity, type-2 diabetes and low-grade inflammation are becoming worldwide epidemic. We and others have provided evidence that the gut microbiota contribute to the control of energy homeostasis. Therefore, we have defined a novel concept, that we called the ‘MicrObesity’ (microbes and obesity), devoted to decipher the specific role dysbiosis and its impact on host metabolism and energy storage.Over the last 15 years, our work has been devoted t...