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Purification of anti Escherichia coli O-157 components produced by Enterococcus faecalis TH10, an isolate from Malaysian fermented food, temph.

Date 2000/01/01

Case:Anti-bacteria

The substance that produced by Enterococcus faecalis TH10 showed a great antibacterial activity against Escherichia coli O157

Milk Science, 49: 2 (2000)


Objective

We examined antibacterial activities of Enterococcus faecalis TH10 against Escherichia coli O157.

 

Methods

We extracted culture supernatant fluids of Enterococcus faecalis TH10. We prepared the extract apt for the test and performed an antibacterial test with a paper disk method.

 

Results

The prepared extract from culture supernatant fluids of Enterococcus faecalis TH10 showed a potent antibacterial activity against Escherichia coli O157. The antibacterial active substances in the extract did not affect to Enterococcus genus. We considered that Enterococcus faecalis TH10 is different from bacteriocin which shows antibacterial activity against the related species of lactic acid bacteria.    




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