Garvieacin Q, a novel class II bacteriocin from Lactococcus garvieae BCC 43578

Amonlaya Tosukhowong, Takeshi Zendo, Wonnop Visessanguan, Sittiruk Roytrakul, Laphaslada Pumpuang, Janthima Jaresitthikunchai, Kenji Sonomoto

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Abstract

Lactococcus garvieae BCC 43578 produces a novel class II bacteriocin, garvieacin Q (GarQ), 70 amino acids in length and containing a 20-amino-acid N-terminal leader peptide. It is cleaved at the Gly-Gly site to generate the mature GarQ (5,339 Da), which is especially inhibitory against Listeria monocytogenes ATCC 19115 and other L. garvieae strains.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1619-1623
Number of pages5
JournalApplied and environmental microbiology
Volume78
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2012

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Food Science
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Ecology

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