James Kingsland
April 15

  • A substance made by yeast in the probiotic drink kefir inhibits pathogenic bacteria, including Vibrio cholerae and Salmonella enterica.
  • The substance, called tryptophol acetate, works by disrupting communication among the bacteria.
  • The discovery could inspire the development of new ways to tackle antibiotic resistant bacteria.

People may have been producing and drinking kefir, a fermented milk drink that originated in Tibet and the North Caucasus, for thousands of years.

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