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Genetics of bacteriocins produced by lactic acid bacteria.
  • T. Klaenhammer
  • Biology, Medicine
  • FEMS microbiology reviews
  • 1 September 1993
Lactic acid bacteria produce a variety of bacteriocins that have recently come under detailed investigation. The biochemical and genetic characteristics of these antimicrobial proteins are reviewedExpand
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Comparative genomics of the lactic acid bacteria
Lactic acid-producing bacteria are associated with various plant and animal niches and play a key role in the production of fermented foods and beverages. We report nine genome sequences representingExpand
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A nomenclature for restriction enzymes, DNA methyltransferases, homing endonucleases and their genes.
A nomenclature is described for restriction endonucleases, DNA methyltransferases, homing endonucleases and related genes and gene products. It provides explicit categories for the many differentExpand
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Complete genome sequence of the probiotic lactic acid bacterium Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM.
Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM is a probiotic bacterium that has been produced commercially since 1972. The complete genome is 1,993,564 nt and devoid of plasmids. The average GC content is 34.71%Expand
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S layer protein A of Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM regulates immature dendritic cell and T cell functions
Dendritic cells (DCs) are antigen-presenting cells that play an essential role in mucosal tolerance. They regularly encounter beneficial intestinal bacteria, but the nature of these cellular contactsExpand
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The genome sequence of the probiotic intestinal bacterium Lactobacillus johnsonii NCC 533.
Lactobacillus johnsonii NCC 533 is a member of the acidophilus group of intestinal lactobacilli that has been extensively studied for their "probiotic" activities that include, pathogen inhibition,Expand
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Bacteriocins of lactic acid bacteria.
Lactic acid bacteria produce a variety of antagonistic factors that include metabolic end products, antibiotic-like substances and bactericidal proteins, termed bacteriocins. The range of inhibitoryExpand
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Functional Analysis of Putative Adhesion Factors in Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM
ABSTRACT Lactobacilli are major inhabitants of the normal microflora of the gastrointestinal tract, and some select species have been used extensively as probiotic cultures. One potentially importantExpand
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Expanding the biotechnology potential of lactobacilli through comparative genomics of 213 strains and associated genera
Lactobacilli are a diverse group of species that occupy diverse nutrient-rich niches associated with humans, animals, plants and food. They are used widely in biotechnology and food preservation, andExpand
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Factors involved in adherence of lactobacilli to human Caco-2 cells.
A quantitative assay performed with bacterial cells labelled with [3H]thymidine was used to investigate factors involved in the adherence of human isolates Lactobacillus acidophilus BG2FO4 andExpand
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