Brochocin-C, a new bacteriocin produced by Brochothrix campestris

G. R. Siragusa, C. N. Cutter

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Abstract

Brochothrix campestris ATCC 43754 produces a bacteriocin inhibitory towards Brochothrix thermosphacta, lactobacilli, Listeria spp., and other gram-positive bacteria. This antimicrobial agent is heat stable, sensitive to proteases, catalase insensitive, and free of organic acids. No phage particles were detected by transmission electron microscopy. Muramidase activity was not detected in the preparations. On the basis of established criteria, the antimicrobial agent was classified as a bacteriocin and named brochocin-C.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2326-2328
Number of pages3
JournalApplied and environmental microbiology
Volume59
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Food Science
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Ecology

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