bacteriocin


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bacteriocin

(bak-tēr-ē-ō'sin),
A protein toxin produced and released by bacteria to inhibit the growth of similar bacteria.

bacteriocin

/bac·te·rio·cin/ (bac-tēr´e-o″-sin) any of a group of substances, e.g., colicin, released by certain bacteria that kill other strains of bacteria by inducing metabolic block.

bacteriocin

(băk-tîr′ē-ə-sĭn′)
n.
An antibacterial substance, such as colicin, that is produced by certain bacteria and kills or inhibits the growth of closely related species or other strains within the same species.

bacteriocin

[baktir′ē·əsin]
protein produced by certain species of bacteria that, by inducing metabolic block, are toxic to related strains of those bacteria. Also called protein antibiotic.

bacteriocin

a PROTEIN TOXIN produced by BACTERIA, that is lethal to other bacteria, which are generally strains closely related to the producer ORGANISM. The producer may be immune to the bacteriocin.

bacteriocin

a peptide produced by some strains of bacteria which inhibits the growth of, or kills, other bacteria. Examples are staphylococcin, produced by Staphylococcus aureus, and colicins, produced by Escherichia coli.
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of Massachusetts) and Gillor (environmental hydrology and microbiology, Ben Gurion U, of the Negev), cover the latest research in bacteriocin structure and function and their means of biosynthesis, genetically modified bacteriocins, potential applications, cytotoxic activity of bacteriocin against eukaryotic cells, Streptococcus mutans and their uses in the treatment of dental caries and as antibiotics, the use of bacteriocins in livestock and the food industry, and the past, present and future of Nisin.
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