colicin


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colicin

[′kä·lə·sən]
(microbiology)
A bacteriocin produced by coliform bacteria, such as Escherichia coli.
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10) The H-N-H motif is the 30-33 amino acids consensus sequence containing two pairs of conserved histidines surrounding a conserved asparagine and found in various nucleases including E-group DNase colicins such as colicin E7 (32), and E9 (33) and homing endonucleases (34).
Tandem overproduction and characterisation of the nuclease domain of colicin E9 and its cognate inhibitor protein Im9.
Earlier this month at the 91st Annual Meeting of The American Association for Cancer Research, Vion presented preclinical studies of TAPET armed to express Colicin E3, which demonstrated an increase in antitumor activity compared to TAPET alone in animals," stated Alan Kessman, president and CEO of Vion.