Pathogen elimination by probiotic Bacillus via signalling interference

Pathogen elimination by probiotic <i>Bacillus</i> via signalling interference, Published online: 10 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0616-y

Lipopeptides secreted by Bacillus bacteria block quorum sensing by Staphylococcus aureus and thereby inhibit the growth of this opportunistic pathogen in the gut, suggesting why people in rural Thailand who are colonized by Bacillus are not also colonized by S. aureus. via