pyocin

py·o·cin

(pī'ō-sin),
Bacteriocin produced by strains of Pseudomonas pyocyaneus.
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Cornelis, "Pyocin S2 (Sa) kills Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains via the FpvA type I ferripyoverdine receptor," Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
Plasmid profiles compared with serotyping and pyocin typing for epidemiological surveillance of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Sequence homology analysis has revealed that Usp shares homology with nuclease-type bacteriocins such as colicin E9 and pyocin AP41.
The organism-isolated from the infected sites were matched by pyocin typing to bacteria recovered from the dental unit.
aeruginosa have been hampered by the inadequate discriminatory ability of classical phenotypic methods such as serotyping, phage and pyocin typing, and biotyping.
Prevalence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pyocin and antibiotic biotypes in four Tehran hospitals.
Some of the characterized antimicrobial compounds produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa include a group of peptides known as pyocins and an assortment of small heterocyclic compounds including the phenazines, quinolines and phenylpyrroles.
Other examples of bacteriocins are marcescins produced by Serretia and pyocins produced by strains of Pseudomonas (Jawetz etal., 1995).