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Pediocins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Pediocins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.097.151.743
D12.776.543.695.110.850
Unique ID
D000070017
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000070017
Scope Note
Bacteriocins produced by species of PEDIOCOCCUS. They range from 3.5-4.6 kDa in mass, contain a conserved YGNGVXCXK motif and beta sheet at their N-terminals, and a more diverse hydrophobic or amphiphilic C-terminal alpha helical domain. They function as antimicrobial peptides against several pathogenic species of GRAM-POSITIVE BACTERIA, including LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENES and are useful as FOOD PRESERVATIVES.
Entry Term(s)
Pediocin
Registry Number
0
Previous Indexing
Bacteriocins (1990-2016)
Public MeSH Note
2017
History Note
2017
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2021/06/30
Pediocins Preferred
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