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nisin
Subject Category
S Biological Sciences
W Physical and Chemical Sciences
Definition
A 34-amino acid polypeptide antibiotic produced by Streptococcus lactis. It has been used as a food preservative in canned fruits and vegetables, and cheese.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2011
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/15230.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/15230
Broader Term
bacteriocins
cyclic peptides
peptide antibiotics
Related Term
food preservatives
Lactococcus lactis
Spanish
nisina
Term Number
15230