colicin

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colicin

[′kä·lə·sən]
(microbiology)
A bacteriocin produced by coliform bacteria, such as Escherichia coli.
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Mutagenic scan of the H-N-H motif of colicin E9: implications for the mechanistic enzymology of colicins, homing enzymes and apoptotic endonucleases.
Sequence homology analysis has revealed that Usp shares homology with nuclease-type bacteriocins such as colicin E9 and pyocin AP41.
Tandem overproduction and characterisation of the nuclease domain of colicin E9 and its cognate inhibitor protein Im9.