bacteriocin

(redirected from Colicine)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.
Related to Colicine: bacteriocin factors

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.