Nisin definitions

nī'sĭn
A bacteriocin produced by the bacterium Lactococcus lactis and used as a preservative in dairy products and other foods and in cosmetics.
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A bacteriocin produced by the bacterium Lactococcus lactis and used as a preservative in dairy products and other foods and in cosmetics.
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Origin of nisin

From (Group) N I(nhibitory) S(ubstance) provisional name originally given to the substance by researchers (from Group N streptococcal serotype group in which Lactococcus lactis was formerly classified) –in