Nukacin ISK-1, a Bacteriostatic Lantibiotic ▿

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Asaduzzaman, Sikder M.; Nagao, Jun-ichi; Iida, Hiroshi; Zendo, Takeshi; Nakayama, Jiro; Sonomoto, Kenji;

We determined the mode of action of nukacin ISK-1. It did not cause membrane potential dissipation or the efflux of ATP or K+ ions from the cells of a sensitive bacterial strain; however, it blocked the membrane depolarization activity of nisin. Nukacin ISK-1-treated ce... View more
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