Definition of Bacteriocins

1. Noun. (plural of bacteriocin) ¹



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Definition of Bacteriocins

1. bacteriocin [n] - See also: bacteriocin

Medical Definition of Bacteriocins

1. Exotoxins, often plasmid coded, produced by bacteria and which kill other bacteria not eukaryotic cells). Colicins are produced by about 40% of E. Coli strains: colicin E2 is a DNA ase, colicin E3 an RNA ase. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bacteriocins

bacterio-
bacterioagglutinin
bacteriochlorin
bacteriochlorophyll
bacteriochlorophyll a synthase
bacteriochlorophylls
bacteriocidal
bacteriocide
bacteriocidic
bacteriocidin
bacteriocin
bacteriocin factors
bacteriocinogen
bacteriocinogenic plasmids
bacteriocinogens
bacteriocins (current term)
bacterioclasis
bacteriocyte
bacteriocytes
bacterioferritin
bacterioferritins
bacteriofluorescin
bacteriogenic
bacteriogenic agglutination
bacteriogenous
bacterioid
bacterioidal
bacteriologic
bacteriological
bacteriological warfare

Literary usage of Bacteriocins

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1. Treating Infectious Diseases in a Microbial World: Report of Two Workshops by National Research Council, Bls, National Academies Press (U.S.), ebrary, Inc (2006)
"Narrow-spectrum protein toxins (bacteriocins) are a predominant strategy in natural microbial communities for killing neighboring strains; tor example, ..."

2. Biotechnology: Building on Farmers' Knowledge by Joske F. G. Bunders, Bertus Haverkort, Wim Hiemstra (1996)
"Several properties are the subject of genetic modification, among them the production of bacteriocins and acids. bacteriocins, which inhibit the growth of ..."

3. Labeling of Biotechnology Products: Proceedings of a Workshop by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"bacteriocins are not very effective as natural preservatives in foods ... Strains could be genetically engineered to overproduce bacteriocins to help ensure ..."

4. Nutrient Composition of Rations for Short-term, High-intensity Combat Operations by Institute of Medicine (U. S.), Fnb, High-stress Situations, Committee on Military Nutrition Research, National Academy of Sciences (2006)
"... production of bacteriocins (compounds with bacterial antibiotic activity) and reduction of bacterial translocation from the gut lumen (Eijsink et al., ..."

5. Biological Science And Biotechnology in Russia: Controlling Diseases and by Rossiĭskai︠a︡ akademii︠a︡ nauk, Institute of Medicine (U.S.), National Academies Press (U.S.) (2006)
"... State Research Center for Applied Microbiology in Obolensk have developed bacteriocins, natural proteins produced by competing non-pathogenic bacteria, ..."

6. Biotechnology: Commercialization and Economic Aspects: Bibliography, Jan by Kim Guenther (1996)
"Language: English Descriptors: New York; Dairy cows; Bovine mastitis; bacteriocins; Vaccines; Disease control; Economic impact; Yield losses; ..."

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