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Pumilicin 4, A Novel Bacteriocin with Anti-MRSA and Anti-VRE Activity Produced by Newly Isolated Bacteria Bacillus pumilus Strain WAPB4
A total of 34 bacterial strains with anti-methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) activity were isolated from 69 soil and water samples collected from four areas of Thailand. One strain,Expand
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Cloning and characterization of the constitutively expressed chitinase C gene from a marine bacterium, Salinivibrio costicola strain 5SM-1.
The chitinase C gene (chiC) encoding chitinase C (ChiC) from Salinivibrio costicola 5SM-1 was cloned and the nucleotide sequence was determined. S. costicola ChiC was expressed constitutively andExpand
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Biochemical characterisation of two forms of halo- and thermo-tolerant chitinase C ofSalinivibrio costicola expressed inEscherichia coli
Two forms of chitinase C (Chi-I and Chi-II) were purified until homogeneity from the culture supernatant of a transformantEscherichia coli harbouringchitinase C gene from the halophilicExpand
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Antimicrobial Activities of Novel Peptides Derived from Defensin Genes of Brassica hybrid cv Pule
Abstract Plant defensins are small and basic antimicrobial peptides characterized by conserved cysteine stabilizing structure with α-helix and triple strand antiparallel β-sheet. In the presentExpand
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Control of Listeria monocytogenes on sliced bologna sausage using a novel bacteriocin, amysin, produced by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens isolated from Thai shrimp paste (Kapi)
Abstract Listeria monocytogenes is a foodborne pathogen causing listeriosis, a disease of great concern due to high fatality rates. Furthermore the bacterium has the ability to survive underExpand
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The mechanisms of action of carvacrol and its synergism with nisin against Listeria monocytogenes on sliced bologna sausage
Abstract Consumption of contaminated food appears to be the main route of acquiring listeriosis and has been estimated as the source of L. monocytogenes infection for up to 99% of cases. The interestExpand
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Evidence for Two Putative Holin-Like Peptides Encoding Genes of Bacillus pumilus Strain WAPB4
An open reading frame encoding a 71-amino acid BhlA bacteriocin-related holin-like peptide was present upstream of 86-amino acid holin-like peptide, xhlB, encoding gene in the genome of BacillusExpand
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Bacteriocins with anti-MRSA activity produced by water and soil isolated bacteria
Among a thousand of bacteria isolated from forty-three samples, ten isolated bacteria strain WARY1-6, WARY9-1, WARY9-2, WARY6-6, SOPB1, WARY9-10, WARY7-4, WASM9-25, SOPB8-91 and WAS14 withExpand
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