Bacteriocin

Bacteriocins are proteinaceous toxins produced by bacteria to inhibit the growth of similar or closely related bacterial strain(s). They are typically considered to be narrow spectrum antibiotics, though this has been debated. They are phenomenologically analogous to yeast and paramecium killing factors, and are structurally, functionally, and eco...
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bacteriocin

<cell biology, microbiology> A substance that certain bacteria can release which kills closely-related strains of other bacteria, but without rupturing their cell membranes. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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bacteriocin

A protein antibiotic, one or more types of which can be produced and 'exported' (excreted) by certain strains of bacteria.
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bacteriocin

Type: Term Pronunciation: bak-tēr-ē-ō′sin Definitions: 1. A protein toxin produced and released by bacteria to inhibit the growth of similar bacteria.
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