Definition of Colicins

1. colicin [n] - See also: colicin



Medical Definition of Colicins

1. Bacteriocins elaborated by strains of escherichia coli and related species. They are proteins or protein-lipopolysaccharide complexes lethal to other strains of the same species. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Colicins

colic root
colic sphincter
colic surface of spleen
colic teniae
colic vein
colic veins
colica
colical
colichemarde
colichemardes
colicin
colicin factors
colicine
colicines
colicinogeny
colicins (current term)
colickier
colickiest
colicky
colicoplegia
colicroot
colicroots
colics
colicweed
colicweeds
colies
coliform
coliform bacilli
coliform bacteria
coliforms

Literary usage of Colicins

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1. Biotechnology for Water Use and Conservation: The Mexico '96 Workshop by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, Mexico '96 Workshop, Organisation for Economic Co-operation, Development., Zapata, Francisco BolĂ­var (1997)
"... or colicins; similarly can we use phage, lytic to specific pathogens; or are there protozoal species which can be seeded to graze the biofilms and ..."

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