Table 1.

Bacteriocin-producing organisms used in this study and characteristics of their bacteriocins

Producer strainBacteriocinNo. of amino acid residuesMolecular mass (Da)Reference
L. lactis subsp. lactisATCC 11454Nisin343,354 10
B. campestris ATCC 43754Brochocin A595,242 19
B. campestris ATCC 43754Brochocin B433,943 19
P. acidilactici PAC-1.0Pediocin PA-1444,629 11
E. faecium CTC 492Enterocin A474,829 2
E. faecium BFE 900Enterocin B535,463 9