Antibacterial peptide nisin: a potential role in the inhibition of oral pathogenic bacteria.

@article{Tong2014AntibacterialPN,
  title={Antibacterial peptide nisin: a potential role in the inhibition of oral pathogenic bacteria.},
  author={Zhongchun Tong and Longxing Ni and Junqi Ling},
  journal={Peptides},
  year={2014},
  volume={60},
  pages={32-40}
}
Although the antimicrobial peptide nisin has been extensively studied in the food industry for decades, its application in the oral cavity remains to develop and evaluate its feasibility in treating oral common diseases. Nisin is an odorless, colorless, tasteless substance with low toxicity and with antibacterial activities against Gram-positive bacteria. These biologic properties may establish its use in promising products for oral diseases. This article summarizes the antibacterial efficiency… CONTINUE READING

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