prodigiosin


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pro·dig·i·o·sin

(prō-dij'ē-ō'sin),
A red pigment synthesized by the bacterium Serratia marcescens; an antifungal agent.

prodigiosin

(prō-dĭj-ē-ō′sĭn)
A bright red pigmented chemical synthesized by Serratia marcescens and several other bacteria. It is cytotoxic and antibacterial.
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Zinc deficiency in fungi and bacteria is accompanied by deficiency of the formation of pigments such as melanin, chrisogenin, prodigiosin, subtilin and others.
Spectral and paper chromatographic properties of prodigiosin.
Synergistic in vitro cytotoxicity of adociaquinone B and heptyl prodigiosin against MCF-7 breast cancer cell line.
Stuti Garg, Westview High School, "Serratia Marcescens Prodigiosin Under the Effects of Active Ingredients in Sunscreen and Ultraviolet Light"
marcescens produces a red pigment called Prodigiosin at 28[degrees]C when grown in Mueller-Hinton agar without an antibacterial agent.
Prodigiosin down-regulates survivin to facilitate paclitaxel sensitization in human breast carcinoma cell lines.
Optimized Production of Prodigiosin from Serratia marcescens SU-10 Grown as Batch Culture and Evaluation of Bioactivity of Produced Prodigiosin.
Prodigiosin is a tripyrrole first characterized from Serratia marcescens, which forms beautiful pillar box red colonies and S.
The effect of pH on prodigiosin production by non-proliferating cells of Serratia marcescens.
They produce prodigiosin at 25[degrees]C-28[degrees]C (77[degrees]F-82.
PRODIGIOSIN PIGMENT OF THE BACTERIUM SERRATIA MARCESCENS MAY FUNCTION TO SPILL EXCESS CELLULAR ENERGY.
Prodigiosin is a red pigment isolated from a few species of bacteria such as, Serratia, Pseudomonas and Streptomyces (11) and is a typical alkaloid compound produced as a secondary metabolite.