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Evidence for production of a bacteriocin-like substance by Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, inhibitory to Staphylococcus aureus from foods.
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PMID:  22703567     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This study assessed the production of a bacteriocin-like substance by Staphylococcus pseudintermedius S28, and evaluates its inhibitory effect against isolates of S. aureus from foods. All indicator isolates were sensitive to the substance produced from S. pseudintermedius S28, showing growth inhibition zones ranging from 14.2 to 28.3 mm. The inhibitory substance has no effect against the producer strain. The inhibitory substance was affected by proteolytic enzymes, while glycolytic and lipolytic enzymes had no effect, suggesting that the active substance could be considered as a bacteriocin-like substance. From these results, S. pseudintermedius S28 could be an interesting producer of a bacteriocin-like substance capable of strongly inhibiting S. aureus.
Taiz Siqueira Pinto; Cybelle Pereira de Oliveira; Ana Carolina Vieira da Costa; Catiana Oliveira Lima; Humberto Medeiros Barreto; Evandro Leite de Souza; José Pinto Siqueira-Junior
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Natural product research     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1478-6427     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
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Created Date:  2012-6-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101167924     Medline TA:  Nat Prod Res     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
a Laboratório de Genética de Microrganismos , Paraíba , Brasil.
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