bacteriocin


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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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Purification and genetic characterization of plantaricin NC8, a novel coculture-inducible two-peptide bacteriocin from Lactobacillus plantarum NC8.
The first bacteriocin isolation study was achieved by using a Gram-negative bacterium Escherichia coli and the isolated molecules were named as Colisins in 1925.
Martinez RCR, Staliano CD, Vieira ADS, Villarreal MLM, Todorov SD, Saad SMI, Franco BDGdM (2015) Bacteriocin production and inhibition of Listeria monocytogenes by Lactobacillus sakei subsp.
salivarius M18 is an abundant producer of bacteria -suppressing weapons called bacteriocins.
In spite of these reports, there is limited information on the function and benefit of the combined supplementation of Lactobacillus cultures and bacteriocin product.
To determine effect of pH on Reutericin_LHS purified preparations of the bacteriocin were adjusted to various pH values in the range of 2 TO 10.
Bacteriocin as antimicrobials is active against bacteria and has been found non-toxic to animals and humans, does not change the nutritional properties, effective at low concentration, have been found active under refrigerated storage and can also be used for food preservations.
Production of bacteriocin of gram negative bacteria is a lethal event, whereas, the production of bacteriocin of gram positive bacteria is not lethal and they are diverse in nature.
This is due to competition for nutrients and the presence of inhibitors produced by the starter culture, including organic acids, hydrogen peroxide and bacteriocins (O'Sullivan et al.
Isolation and parcial characterization of bacteriocin produced from Lactobacillus plantarum.
Weisellicin 110, a newly developed bacteriocin from Weisella cibaria 110, isolated from plaasom, a fermented fish product from Thialand.