Study explains how an intestinal microbe protects against other, more dangerous bacteria

Working in animal models, scientists have found that an enzyme produced by one microbe can shield the gut against attack from other, more harmful bacteria. The findings could potentially inform the design of new probiotics for use against dangerous pathogens like those spreading hospital-acquired infections. More »
Source: The Rockefeller University Newswire - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Tags: Science News Clostridium difficile Daniel Mucida Enterococcus faecium Howard Hang immunology Kavita Rangan microbiology microbiome probiotics Virginia Pedicord Virology Source Type: news