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bacteriocins
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
Substances elaborated by specific strains of bacteria that are lethal against other strains of the same or related species. They are protein or lipopolysaccharide-protein complexes used in taxonomy studies of bacteria.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2012
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Broader Term
bacterial proteins
Narrower Term
colicins
curvacins
enterocins
lactococcins
leucocins
mesentericins
nisin
pediocins
plantaricins
propionicins
sakacins
Related Term
peptidoglycan hydrolase
Spanish
bacteriocinas
Term Number
15196