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Recent Advances in Food, Nutrition & Agriculture


ISSN (Print): 2772-574X
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Review Article

Therapeutic Effects of Gut Microbiota on Metabolic Syndrome: A Patent Review

Author(s): Shivani Singhal and Vibha Rani*

Volume 13, Issue 1, 2022

Published on: 03 September, 2022

Page: [17 - 26] Pages: 10

DOI: 10.2174/2212798412666220318162322

Price: $65


Background: The balanced composition of the gut microbiota is essential for human health. The dysbiotic condition may develop various complex diseases. A metabolic syndrome is a group of biochemical and physiological abnormalities that can increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and inflammatory diseases. It has become a serious concern worldwide because there is no acceptable medication to overcome this problem.

Objective: This review aims to evaluate the relationship between gut microbiota and metabolic syndrome. The balance of gut microbiota relates to human health as well as diseases. Patents related to significant findings on probiotics, prebiotics, synbiotics, and fecal microbiota transplantation signify the importance of the proposed theme and provide promising therapeutic strategies to modulate the dysbiotic condition and reoccurrence of beneficial microbial species during metabolic syndromes. Screening of patents-related databases can be worth full to track new technology. Therefore, some selected recent patents related to gut microbiota and associated therapies have been discussed in the present manuscript.

Conclusion: Under the existing situation, the role of gastrointestinal microbiota as a therapeutic agent is becoming more utilized for treating human health issues and various metabolic syndromes including obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. Understanding gut dysbiosis and associated complex interactions between microbes and hosts would be effective for designing future therapeutic interventions for metabolic syndrome. Our detailed patent analysis reflects that gut dysbiosis has a prominent role in metabolic syndromes and dietary therapeutic strategies can improve health by modulating the human microbiota, their metabolites ad stability.

Keywords: Metabolic syndrome, gut microbiota, microbial metabolites, probiotics, prebiotics, synbiotics, fecal microbiota transplantation.

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