bacteriocins


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bac·te·ri·o·cins

(bak-tēr'ē-ō-sinz),
Proteins produced by certain bacteria that have bacteriocinogenic plasmids and that exert a lethal effect on closely related bacteria; in general, bacteriocins have a narrower range of activity than antibiotics and are more potent.

bac·te·ri·o·cins

(bak-tēr'ē-ō-sinz)
Proteins produced by certain bacteria that exert a lethal effect on closely related bacteria; in general, bacteriocins have a narrower range of activity than antibiotics and are more potent.
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