Lactobacillus plantarum isolated from cheese: production and partial characterization of bacteriocin B391

Lactobacillus plantarum B391, a strain isolated from an artisanal French cheese, is a producer of a bacteriocin, expressing activity against Enterococcus faecalis NCTC 775, Clostridium perfringens NCTC 13170 and several Listeria monocytogenes strains. High stability was recorded after heat treatment at 121 °C for 20 min and when stored at 4 °C for more than… CONTINUE READING