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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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aeruginosa isolates for antibiotic sensitivity, nanoparticle sensitivity and susceptibility to Lactobacillus bacteriocins in culture supernates.
Studies on antimicrobial activity and characteristics of Bacteriocins produced by Lactobacillus strains isolated from milk of domestic animals.
As you may know, bacteriocins are proteinaceous toxins produced by bacteria that inhibit the growth of similar or closely related bacterial strains.
Membrane-mimicking entities induce structuring of the two-peptide bacteriocins plantaricin E/F and plantaricin J/K.
Balciunas EM, Castillo Martinez FA, Todorov SD, Franco BDGdM, Converti A, Oliveira RPdS (2013) Novel biotechnological applications of bacteriocins: A review.
The benefit appears to be associated with the production of bacteriocins of some species and by reuterin (a metabolic product secreted by L.
Nisin belongs to the first described bacteriocins and it was recognized as a biological safe food preservative by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and World Health Organization already in 1968 [8].
A good alternative to conventional chemically synthesized food preservatives is the use of natural antimicrobials such as bacteriocins produced by lactic acid bacteria (LAB), with Nisin being officially employed by the food industry and thus the most widely used.
Law, "Viridins, bacteriocins of alpha hemolytic streptococci: isolation, characterization, and partial purification," Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, vol.
In microbiology, the antimicrobial peptides are a significant part of the insolence system of probiotic and they are referred to as bacteriocins [9].