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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The antimicrobial activity of strains of Lactobacillus against bacterial pathogens includes the production of bacteriocins, lactic acid and hydrogen peroxide (Servin, 2004).
If inhibition zone were found in the third well, the isolates were considered to be able to produce bacteriocin or bacteriocin like substances) (18).
Spanish scientists applied the bacteriocins nisin, enterocins A and B, and sakacin K to cooked and dry cured ham that had been spiked with L.
Bemena LD, Mohamed LA, Fernandes AM, Lee BH (2014) Applications of bacteriocins in food, livestock health and medicine.
Albusin B, a class III bacteriocin produced by Ruminococcus albus, is a 32-kDa protein with relatively hydrophilic content that has moderate specificity against some ruminal bacterial species.
This antimicrobial activity is described by the synthesis of molecules such as organic acids, hydrogen peroxide, carbon dioxide, diacetyl and bacteriocins [41].
Ross, "Bacteriocins: biological tools for bio-preservation and shelf-life extension," International Dairy Journal, vol.
Deraz et al., [32] reported, antibacterial activity of bacteriocins is influenced via the following aspects: bacteriocin concentration and purification degree, physiological condition of the indicator bacteria (e.g.
Bacteriocins obtained from LAB are antagonistic to other bacteria, most commonly to Gram-positive group (Cleveland et al.,2001).