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Appl Environ Microbiol. May 1997; 63(5): 2074–2076.
PMCID: PMC1389170

Vegetable-Associated Pediococcus parvulus Produces Pediocin PA-1

Abstract

Two bacteriocin-producing strains of Pediococcus parvulus were isolated from minimally processed vegetables. Recombinant DNA techniques revealed the presence of the pediocin PA-1 gene in both strains. Biochemical analysis confirmed the production of pediocin PA-1 and excluded the presence of other bacteriocins.

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