Nisin

Known as: Nisin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A 34-amino acid polypeptide antibiotic produced by Streptococcus lactis. It has been used as a food preservative in canned fruits and vegetables, and… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Bacteriocins are ribosomally-synthesized peptides or proteins with antimicrobial activity, produced by different groups of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Positively charged antimicrobial peptides with membrane-damaging activity are produced by animals and humans as components of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Quorum sensing in lactic acid bacteria (LAB) involves peptides that are directly sensed by membrane-located histidine kinases… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
A transferable dual-plasmid inducible gene expression system for use in lactic acid bacteria that is based on the autoregulatory… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The post-translationally modified, antimicrobial peptide nisin is secreted by strains of Lactococcus lactis that contain the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The lantibiotic nisin is produced by several strains of Lactococcus lactis. The complete gene cluster for nisin biosynthesis in L… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The biosynthetic genes of the nisin-producing strain Lactococcus lactis 6F3 are organized in an operon-like structure starting… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The peptide antibiotic nisin is shown to disrupt valinomycin-induced potassium diffusion potentials imposed on intact cells of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
The peptide antibiotic nisin was shown to cause a rapid efflux of amino acids and Rb+ from the cytoplasm of gram-positive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1971
Highly Cited
1971
Dr. Alfred S. Ketcham was named Clinical Director of the National Cancer Institute. His ap­ pointment was announced by Dr. Carl G… (More)
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