dipicolinic acid


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dipicolinic acid

[dī¦pik·ə¦lin·ik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
C7H5O4N·1½H2O A chelating agent composing 5-15% of the dry weight of bacterial spores.
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The ROSCO KPC/MBL confirm (RKMC) kit contains four disks: meropenem 10 g and meropenem in combination with phenylboronic acid, cloxacillin and dipicolinic acid. The kit is designed to identify AmpC, MBL and KPC.
All strains displayed synergy in presence of meropenem disks plus dipicolinic acid, which is indicative of metallo-[beta]-lactamase inhibition (2).
In addition to residual nutrients, there are various functional ingredients such as nattokinase, polyglutamic acid, and dipicolinic acid in natto after fermentation.