Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Modulation of the Intestinal Microbiome in Obesity by a High Protein Diet|
Jonathan P Jacobs
||West Los Angeles, CA
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| July 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
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ABSTRACT A high protein diet has been shown in preclinical rodent models and clinical trials to be an effective obesity treatment that is associated with greater loss of body weight and fat mass and increased satiety compared to isocaloric standard protein diets. However, the mechanisms of this response have not been fully elucidated. I recently demonstrated in a rodent model that a high protein diet induces shifts in the intestinal microbiome including a bloom of Akkermansia muciniphila, a micr...
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