Characterization of reutericyclin produced by Lactobacillus reuteri LTH2584.

  title={Characterization of reutericyclin produced by Lactobacillus reuteri LTH2584.},
  author={Michael G G{\"a}nzle and Alexandra H{\"o}ltzel and Jens Walter and Giman Jung and Walter P. Hammes},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  volume={66 10},
Lactobacillus reuteri LTH2584 exhibits antimicrobial activity that can be attributed neither to bacteriocins nor to the production of reuterin or organic acids. We have purified the active compound, named reutericyclin, to homogeneity and characterized its antimicrobial activity. Reutericyclin exhibited a broad inhibitory spectrum including Lactobacillus spp., Bacillus subtilis, B. cereus, Enterococcus faecalis, Staphylococcus aureus, and Listeria innocua. It did not affect the growth of gram… CONTINUE READING


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