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- Chikindas, Michael L; Weeks, Richard; Drider, Djamel; Chistyakov, Vladimir A; Dicks, Leon MT
- Current opinion in biotechnology 2018 v.49 pp. 23-28
- Gram-negative bacteria; antibiotics; antimicrobial peptides; bacteriocins; fermentation; food preservatives; genetics; human health; lactic acid bacteria; nanotechnology; neoplasms; quorum sensing; starter cultures
- ... Bacteriocins, defined as ribosomally synthesized antimicrobial peptides, have traditionally been used as food preservatives, either added or produced by starter cultures during fermentation. In-depth studies of a select few bacteriocins opened exiting new research fields and broadened the application of these antimicrobial peptides. The possibility of developing bacteriocins into next generation a ...
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