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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But notable exceptions to this rule are nisin and subtilin which exhibit bacterial activity against gram-positive bacteria.
Among these mechanisms, the dominance of antimicrobial peptide (AMP) biosynthetic genes viz., surfactin, bacylisin, fengycin, bacyllomicin, subtilin and iturin in Bacillus reinforces the competitive role for the fitness of strains in natural environments (Mora et al., 2011).