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Descriptor English: Bacteriocins
Descriptor Spanish: Bacteriocinas
Descriptor Portuguese: Bacteriocinas
Descriptor French: Bactériocines
Entry term(s): Bacteriocin
Lantibiotic
Lantibiotics
Tree number(s): D12.776.097.151
D12.776.543.695.110
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001430
Scope note: Substances elaborated by specific strains of bacteria that are lethal against other strains of the same or related species. They are protein or lipopolysaccharide-protein complexes used in taxonomy studies of bacteria.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Pharm Action: Anti-Bacterial Agents
History Note: 68(65)
DeCS ID: 1453
Unique ID: D001430
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Bacteriocins - Preferred
Concept UI M0002136
Scope note Substances elaborated by specific strains of bacteria that are lethal against other strains of the same or related species. They are protein or lipopolysaccharide-protein complexes used in taxonomy studies of bacteria.
Preferred term Bacteriocins
Entry term(s) Bacteriocin
Lantibiotics - Narrower
Concept UI M0478850
Scope note Class I bacteriocins. They are produced by bacteria that live on LACTIC ACID and contain the sulfur-containing lanthionine amino acid.
Preferred term Lantibiotics
Entry term(s) Lantibiotic



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