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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Based on the experimental results, the release of bacteriocin from nanofibers and its antibacterial activity significantly reduce the number of bacteria.
2011) reported that a cell-free supernatant and semi-purified bacteriocin, Bacteriocin ST16Pa, of L.
In their research, the scientists purified bacteriocin KU24 using column-, cation-exchange and gel-filtration chromatography.
An insignificant reduction in bacteriocin activity was observed during storage at 4[degrees]C.
Sometimes a simple mechanism such as large colony size gives a microbe a competitive edge (Li & Li 2012), and other times a more sophisticated mechanism such as bacteriocins is employed (Majeed et al.
29) As mentioned earlier, it is thought that Usp is a nuclease-type bacteriocin and OrfU proteins are immunity proteins for Usp based on sequence homology.
Isolates expressing bacteriocins excrete proteins that inhibit the growth of closely related strains of bacteria, allowing the bacteriocin-expressing isolate to out compete bacteriocin sensitive strains for limited resources (DeVuyst et al, 2003; Franz et al.
AvidBiotics antibacterial technology is based on R-type bacteriocins (proteins with bactericidal activity).
Similar results had been seen with bacteriocins where activity requires a complementary peptide (Anderssen et al.
Flora bakterileri SCFA direkt inhibisyonu veya indirekt olarak asit pH ortam yaratmasiyla ya da, epitel yuzeyinde baglanti yerleri icin yarisarak, bacteriocin adi verilen bakterisidal veya bakteriostatik urunler salarak patojen bakteri uremesini engellerler (4).
4:15 BACTERIOCIN ACTIVITY OF XENORHABDUS NEMATOPHILA**, S.
Also, similarity in MS strains in mother, father and child when MS acquisition occurs after the age of 5 (using bacteriocin typing) has been reported [van Loveren et al.