AIST team discovers new mechanism of probiotic action

In collaboration with Kikkoman Co., a team at AIST has found that the probiotic action of Lactobacillus lactis (strain KK221 isolated from soy sauce) is based on double-stranded RNA which activates interferon-beta, suppressing inflammation.

Kikkoman press release, June 21, 2013

AIST team discovers new mechanism of probiotic action
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