Probiotic Protein Seen to Reduce Gut Inflammation in IBD Mouse Study

Probiotic Protein Seen to Reduce Gut Inflammation in IBD Mouse Study
Work with a mouse model of  inflammatory bowel disease found that introducing microcin, a protein with antimicrobial properties, into the mice worked to reduce inflammatory responses in the gut. The study, “Microcins mediate competition among Enterobacteriaceae in the inflamed gut,” published in the journal Nature, may also have implications for a wide range of inflammation-mediated conditions, from autoimmune diseases like Crohn’s disease

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