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bacteriocin

[bak′tir·ē·ə‚sīn]
(microbiology)
Any of a group of proteins produced by various strains of gram-negative bacteria that may inhibit the growth of other strains of the same or related species.
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Bacteriocins often exhibit a narrow killing spectrum and inhibit only bacteria that are closely related to those from which they have been formed.
These bacteriocins exhibited inhibitory action within a wide pH range from 2 to 10, retaining full activity in the 5-9 pH range (Table 5).
Biopreservation using bacteriocins or bacteriocin-producing LAB cultures may offer an additional hurdle to control the growth of Gram positive food borne pathogens, such as L.
Escherichia coli's uropathogenic-specific protein: a bacteriocin promoting infectivity?
A big advantage of the R-type bacteriocin technology for food applications is its specificity, said James Knighton, president and director of AvidBiotics.
Antagonistic activity of Lactobacillus plantarum C11: Two new two- peptide bacteriocins, plantaricins EF and JK, and the induction factor plantaricin A.
Scientists at the University of Alberta purified three bacteriocins from lactic acid bacteria isolated from mayonnaise-based finished products, and the raw materials used in the production of the finished products.
Other novel milk preservation technologies: ultrasound, irradiation, microwave, radio frequency, ohmic heating, ultraviolet light and bacteriocins 19.
They cover genetics and energy metabolism, stress response, bacteriocins from lactic acid bacteria, lactic acid for bioplastics, and health benefits.
The low counts observed in Bongo may be attributed to the low pH and other antimicrobial compounds such as bacteriocins produced by lactic acid bacteria.