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Nisin

Nisin

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Nisin

SKU: 02155839-CF

Synonyms
Ambicin N
CAS Number:
1414-45-5
Molecular Weight:
3354.09 g/mol
Product Description

Nisin

Application Notes

Nisin is a polycyclic lantibiotic produced by Lactococcus lactis. It is commonly used as a food preservative. It is used as a selective agent in cell culture for the isolation of gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and moulds. This is used in bioassays to study posttranslational modification of nisin. Nisin is used to study food preservation.

Usage Statement

Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.

Key Applications

Antibiotic

Specifications
SKU 02155839-CF
Alternate Names Ambicin N
Application Notes Nisin is a polycyclic lantibiotic produced by Lactococcus lactis. It is commonly used as a food preservative. It is used as a selective agent in cell culture for the isolation of gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and moulds. This is used in bioassays to study posttranslational modification of nisin. Nisin is used to study food preservation.
Base Catalog Number 155839
Biochemical Physiological Actions Antibiotic with bactericidal action. Binds to the lipid A portion of bacterial lipopolysaccharides. Induces pore formation in the membranes of cortex cells from excised sorghum roots. Mode of Action: Binds to and interferes with the permeability of the cytoplasmic membrane. Antimicrobial spectrum: Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria (requires chelator such as EDTA).Nisin binds to cell wall precursor lipid components of bacteria and disrupts cell wall production. Nisin alters the cell membrane which results in the leakage of cytoplasmic components and destruction of the proton motive force
CAS # 1414-45-5
Format Tan Powder
Molecular Weight 3354.09 g/mol
Personal Protective Equipment Eyeshields, Gloves, Respirator filter
RTECS Number QU3340000
Source Lactococcus lactis
Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department.
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