subtilin


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subtilin

[′səb·tə·lən]
(microbiology)
An antibiotic substance obtained from Bacillus subtilis, active against gram-positive bacteria.
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Upon addition of subtilin the system is activated and a protein can be produced either intracellularly or secreted into the the growth medium.
subtilis, where they report that the release of several antifungal metabolites such as subtilin, bacitracin, bacillin and bacillomycin have an inhibitory effect on fungal pathogens (Harman, 2000; Papavizas, 1985).