Cure in mum's milk

April 1991
New Scientist;4/20/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1765, p19
Reports on the discovery of the antibiotic, named lactofelicine in a mother's milk. Ability of the antibiotic to kill bacteria that cause food poisoning; Derivative of lactofelicine which makes up majority of the protein in a mother's first milk; Researchers at the Nutrition Science Institute of the Morinaga Milk Industry Co.'s testing of the activity of lactofeline molecule; Effectivity of lactofelicine against listeria bacteria and strains of the gut bacterium, Escherichia coli.


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