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Harnessing the Power of Gut-Derived Lantibiotics in the Fight Against Pathogens and for Gut Health Preservation

Published On: March 7, 2024Categories: Microbiome

Exciting news has emerged from the world of science that could change how we think about keeping our guts healthy and our food safe. Using genomic mining, researchers have found something amazing in our gut ecosystem: special substances called gut-derived class I lantibiotics. These are like the well-known food preservative nisin, but they come from our own gut.

This discovery is important because it not only teaches us more about how our gut works but also gives us new tools to fight off harmful germs in our guts. This natural defense system is not just about keeping us healthy on the inside but lantibiotics could also be used to make food safer for everyone.

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