Commentary - (2022) Volume 9, Issue 5

Gut Microbiota and Their Impact in Chronic Kidney Disease

Mandil Bistt1*
*Correspondence: Mandil Bistt, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ishan Children & Women’s Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal, Email:

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Membrane Vesicles (MVs) produced by the intestinal microbiota are crucial for immunomodulation and intestinal micro-ecosystem preservation. It is still unclear how MVs and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) are related. This study outlines the potential pathogenic pathways mediated by MVs and offers an overview of the structure and biological activity of various vesicle types. This review may have significant therapeutic implications for the diagnosis and management of chronic kidney disease.

Trillions of bacteria reside in the human gut, particularly the large intestine. These microbes are commonly referred to as the intestinal flora and contain parasitic bacteria, even in the normal gut, as well as fungi and archaea. The enormous diversity of bacteria in the gut creates a dynamic symbiotic ecology where they coexist with the host in a shaky state of equilibrium. A change in the distribution, quantity, or structure of a specific intestinal component might lead to an unbalanced flora in the intestines. If this happens, the condition of balance will be lost, possibly resulting in many illnesses like depression, obesity, fatty liver, and hypertension.

Researchers have recently discovered that the intestinal microflora is directly associated to the progression of chronic renal disease thanks to advancements in medical science and experimental methodologies (CKD). Hosts and intestinal flora have forged symbiotic relationships throughout extensive periods of evolution. Through interactions with the outside environment, this symbiotic relationship influences the physiological metabolism of the human body in a healthy state. The integrity of the mucous membrane barrier of the intestinal organs is compromised in CKD patients due to an imbalance of the intestinal flora and an increase in intestinal toxins, which worsens the progression of CKD. However, Membrane Vesicles (MVs) that carry endotoxins and other bioactive molecules may be involved in the mechanisms through which intestinal flora abnormalities cause kidney injury. Endotoxins made by the intestinal flora have been linked to kidney injury, according to studies. Lipopolysaccharide (LPS), a component of Gram-negative bacteria, makes up endotoxins. Increased levels of circulating lipopolysaccharide may play a role in the development of inflammation linked to diabetic nephropathy and obesity. Patients with abnormal lipid metabolism due to diabetic nephropathy may express fewer proteins linked to intestinal epithelial cells, and an imbalance in the intestinal flora may increase intestinal permeability, which can contribute to chronic LPS infiltration into the portal vein and speed up the development of metabolic endoxemia. Additionally, inflammatory elements may aid in the growth of diabetic nephropathy. On the diagnosis and treatment of those with CKD, the initial 2002 National Kidney Foundation-Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative recommendations for the evaluation, categorization, and stratification of CKD had a considerable impact. However, as new knowledge became available, nephrologists understood the need to update this approach. Albuminuria in particular was found to be an independent predictor of poor clinical outcomes and was included in the 2012 revised KDIG OMVs were first discovered to originate in controlled bubble-like structures in Gram-negative bacteria’s outer membranes. have since demonstrated that MVs can be produced by Gram-positive bacteria. MVs, sometimes referred to as OMVs, stand in for a certain physiological structure.

An OMV is a spherical, double-layered membrane with a diameter of a nanometre that holds many metabolites and proteins. An OMV release can help bacteria resist external pressure by removing waste materials and other unnecessary chemicals. As the compounds carried by an OMV can be transmitted to other bacteria or even eukaryotic cells, the release of an OMV is thought to represent a universal way to engage in cell-to-cell interactions.


OMVs are essential for external interactions such horizontal gene transfer, food uptake, and bacterial defence. When exposed to normal conditions or when stimulated, bacteria release OMVs, albeit the exact mechanisms triggering this release are still unknown. In addition to OMVs, bacteria also generate MVs through endotoxin-induced cell lysis. For a thorough understanding of bacterial physiology and pathogenesis as well as the prevention and treatment of bacterial illnesses, it is crucial to identify the biological mechanisms and factors that affect the creation and release of MVs.

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Mandil Bistt1*
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ishan Children & Women’s Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal

Received: 27-Sep-2022, Manuscript No. PUCR-22-80402; , Pre QC No. PUCR-22-80402; Editor assigned: 29-Sep-2022, Pre QC No. PUCR-22-80402; Reviewed: 12-Oct-2022, QC No. PUCR-22-80402; Revised: 21-Oct-2022, Manuscript No. PUCR-22-80402; Published: 28-Oct-2022, DOI: 10.14534/j-pucr.20222675590

Copyright: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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