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Quorum Sensing - a new tool for selecting feed additive ingredients

Published on: 06/09/2015
Author/s : Dr. Tim Goossens (Business Development Manager at Nutriad)

Nutriad has demonstrated the use of Quorum Sensing (QS) as a tool in the development of two new feed additives: one for broiler production and one for aquaculture. QS Is a form of bacterial communication that is critical to bacterial virulence. By investigating the ability of several highly bioactive compounds to inhibit QS, Nutriad was able to select a combination of components that, in in vivo m...

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Stephen Cruda Stephen Cruda
Animal Nutritionist
June 9, 2015
There are studies that even exogenous probiotic strains does quorum sensing as their mode of action in pathogen inhibition. This could be a very interesting tool.
January 3, 2020

It seems useful. Before tried is difficult to say exactly.

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