pediococcus

Summary

Summary: A genus of gram-positive, facultatively anaerobic bacteria whose growth is dependent on the presence of a fermentable carbohydrate. No endospores are produced. Its organisms are found in fermenting plant products and are nonpathogenic to plants and animals, including humans.

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  1. Todorov S, Dicks L. Bacteriocin production by Pediococcus pentosaceus isolated from marula (Scerocarya birrea). Int J Food Microbiol. 2009;132:117-26 pubmed publisher
    Strain ST44AM, isolated from marula, was identified as Pediococcus pentosaceus based on biochemical tests, sugar fermentation reactions (API 50CHL), PCR with species-specific primers and 16S rDNA sequencing. Strain ST44AM produces a 6...
  2. Lessard M, Dupuis M, Gagnon N, Nadeau E, Matte J, Goulet J, et al. Administration of Pediococcus acidilactici or Saccharomyces cerevisiae boulardii modulates development of porcine mucosal immunity and reduces intestinal bacterial translocation after Escherichia coli challenge. J Anim Sci. 2009;87:922-34 pubmed publisher
    In this study, the influence of the probiotics, Pediococcus acidilactici (PA) and Saccharomyces cerevisiae boulardii (SCB), on intestinal immune traits and resistance to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) infection was evaluated in ..
  3. Walling E, Gindreau E, Lonvaud Funel A. A putative glucan synthase gene dps detected in exopolysaccharide-producing Pediococcus damnosus and Oenococcus oeni strains isolated from wine and cider. Int J Food Microbiol. 2005;98:53-62 pubmed publisher
    ..A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) assay was previously described for the detection of ropy Pediococcus damnosus strains in wine [J. Appl. Microbiol. 90 (2001) 535]...
  4. Zhang J, Zhang Y, Liu S, Han Y, Zhou Z. Modelling growth and bacteriocin production by Pediococcus acidilactici PA003 as a function of temperature and pH value. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2012;166:1388-400 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the effect of pH and temperature on the cell growth and bacteriocin production of Pediococcus acidilactici PA003, a lactic acid bacterium isolated from traditionally fermented cabbage, the kinetic behaviour of P...
  5. Takata K, Kinoshita M, Okuno T, Moriya M, Kohda T, Honorat J, et al. The lactic acid bacterium Pediococcus acidilactici suppresses autoimmune encephalomyelitis by inducing IL-10-producing regulatory T cells. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e27644 pubmed publisher
    ..We investigated whether the lactic acid bacterium Pediococcus acidilactici, which comprises human commensal bacteria, has beneficial effects on experimental autoimmune ..
  6. Rodríguez M, Alegre M, Mesas J. Optimization of technical conditions for the transformation of Pediococcus acidilactici P60 by electroporation. Plasmid. 2007;58:44-50 pubmed
    ..This study reports an improved protocol for the electrotransformation of pediococci, based on trials using Pediococcus acidilactici P60 and the plasmid pRS4C1...
  7. Michlmayr H, Brandes W, Eder R, Schumann C, del Hierro A, Kulbe K. Characterization of two distinct glycosyl hydrolase family 78 alpha-L-rhamnosidases from Pediococcus acidilactici. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2011;77:6524-30 pubmed publisher
    ..In order to fill this important gap, two putative rhamnosidase genes (ram and ram2) from Pediococcus acidilactici DSM 20284 were heterologously expressed, and the respective gene products were characterized...
  8. Anastasiadou S, Papagianni M, Ambrosiadis I, Koidis P. Rapid quantifiable assessment of nutritional parameters influencing pediocin production by Pediococcus acidilactici NRRL B5627. Bioresour Technol. 2008;99:6646-50 pubmed publisher
    ..rapid and quantifiable assessment of the influence of various nutritional parameters on pediocin production by Pediococcus acidilactici NRRL B5627...
  9. Guerra N, Pastrana L. Influence of pH drop on both nisin and pediocin production by Lactococcus lactis and Pediococcus acidilactici. Lett Appl Microbiol. 2003;37:51-5 pubmed
    ..This study contributes to a better understanding of underlying metabolic regulatory mechanisms, which could facilitate the optimization of bacteriocin production for upscaling. ..

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  1. Annous B, Kozempel M, Kurantz M. Changes in membrane fatty acid composition of Pediococcus sp. strain NRRL B-2354 in response to growth conditions and its effect on thermal resistance. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1999;65:2857-62 pubmed
    Membrane fatty acid composition and thermal resistance (D value) of Pediococcus sp...
  2. Werning M, Ibarburu I, Dueñas M, Irastorza A, Navas J, Lopez P. Pediococcus parvulus gtf gene encoding the GTF glycosyltransferase and its application for specific PCR detection of beta-D-glucan-producing bacteria in foods and beverages. J Food Prot. 2006;69:161-9 pubmed
    ..The plasmidic glycosyltransferase (gtf) gene of the Pediococcus parvulus 2...
  3. Song Y, Jeong D, Cha Y, Baik S. Exopolysaccharide produced by Pediococcus acidilactici M76 isolated from the Korean traditional rice wine, makgeolli. J Microbiol Biotechnol. 2013;23:681-8 pubmed
    ..This potent antioxidant and antidiabetic EPS by LAB in makgeolli may contribute to understanding the functionality of makgeolli. ..
  4. Dols Lafargue M, Lee H, Le Marrec C, Heyraud A, Chambat G, Lonvaud Funel A. Characterization of gtf, a glucosyltransferase gene in the genomes of Pediococcus parvulus and Oenococcus oeni, two bacterial species commonly found in wine. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2008;74:4079-90 pubmed publisher
  5. Miller K, Schamber R, Chen Y, Ray B. Production of active chimeric pediocin AcH in Escherichia coli in the absence of processing and secretion genes from the Pediococcus pap operon. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1998;64:14-20 pubmed
    Minimum requirements have been determined for synthesis and secretion of the Pediococcus antimicrobial peptide, pediocin AcH, in Escherichia coli. The functional mature domain of pediocin AcH (Lys+1 to Cys+44) is targeted into the E...
  6. Motlagh A, Bukhtiyarova M, Ray B. Complete nucleotide sequence of pSMB 74, a plasmid encoding the production of pediocin AcH in Pediococcus acidilactici. Lett Appl Microbiol. 1994;18:305-12 pubmed
    Several Pediococcus acidilactici strains produce a plasmid-encoded bacteriocin, pediocin AcH...
  7. Xing C, Hu H, Huang J, Fang H, Kai Y, Wu Y, et al. Diet supplementation of Pediococcus pentosaceus in cobia (Rachycentron canadum) enhances growth rate, respiratory burst and resistance against photobacteriosis. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2013;35:1122-8 pubmed publisher
    ..One species of lactic acid bacteria, Pediococcus pentosaceus strain 4012 (LAB 4012), was isolated from the intestine of adult cobia, and its culture supernatant ..
  8. Casey P, Gardiner G, Casey G, Bradshaw B, Lawlor P, Lynch P, et al. A five-strain probiotic combination reduces pathogen shedding and alleviates disease signs in pigs challenged with Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2007;73:1858-63 pubmed
    ..salivarius, Lactobacillus pentosus, and Pediococcus pentosaceous...
  9. Barton L, Rider E, Coen R. Bacteremic infection with Pediococcus: vancomycin-resistant opportunist. Pediatrics. 2001;107:775-6 pubmed
    ..gastrointestinal malformations requiring surgical correction have been reported with sepsis attributable to Pediococcus sp...
  10. Jin L, Tao L, Pavlova S, So J, Kiwanuka N, Namukwaya Z, et al. Species diversity and relative abundance of vaginal lactic acid bacteria from women in Uganda and Korea. J Appl Microbiol. 2007;102:1107-15 pubmed
    ..vaginal lactic acid bacterial strains were isolated, including five genera: Lactobacillus, Leuconostoc, Pediococcus, Streptococcus and Weissella...
  11. Borges S, Barbosa J, Silva J, Teixeira P. Evaluation of characteristics of Pediococcus spp. to be used as a vaginal probiotic. J Appl Microbiol. 2013;115:527-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Thirty-five isolates of Pediococcus spp...
  12. Ehrstrom S, Daroczy K, Rylander E, Samuelsson C, Johannesson U, Anzen B, et al. Lactic acid bacteria colonization and clinical outcome after probiotic supplementation in conventionally treated bacterial vaginosis and vulvovaginal candidiasis. Microbes Infect. 2010;12:691-9 pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, five days of vaginal administration of LN strains after conventional treatment of bacterial vaginosis and/or vulvovaginal candidiasis lead to vaginal colonization, somewhat fewer recurrences and less malodorous discharge...
  13. Henderson J, Chopko A, van Wassenaar P. Purification and primary structure of pediocin PA-1 produced by Pediococcus acidilactici PAC-1.0. Arch Biochem Biophys. 1992;295:5-12 pubmed
    The plasmid-encoded bacteriocin pediocin PA-1, produced by the gram-positive bacterium Pediococcus acidilactici strain PAC-1.0, was purified to homogeneity...
  14. Mathys S, von Ah U, Lacroix C, Staub E, Mini R, Cereghetti T, et al. Detection of the pediocin gene pedA in strains from human faeces by real-time PCR and characterization of Pediococcus acidilactici UVA1. BMC Biotechnol. 2007;7:55 pubmed
    ..Among them, strains of the genus Pediococcus are particularly interesting for their ability to produce pediocin, a broad spectrum antimicrobial peptide with ..
  15. Panagou E, Tassou C, Manitsa C, Mallidis C. Modelling the effect of high pressure on the inactivation kinetics of a pressure-resistant strain of Pediococcus damnosus in phosphate buffer and gilt-head seabream (Sparus aurata). J Appl Microbiol. 2007;102:1499-507 pubmed
    The aim of this research was to: (i) determine the inactivation pattern of a pressure-resistant strain of Pediococcus damnosus by high hydrostatic pressure in phosphate buffer (pH 6...
  16. Kim I, Kim M, Yim H, Cha S, Kang S. Crystallization and preliminary X-ray crystallographic analysis of the pediocin immunity protein (PedB) from Pediococcus pentosaceus at 1.35 A resolution. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2005;1751:205-8 pubmed
    ..2, c = 39.9 A. Analysis of the packing density shows that the asymmetric unit probably contains one molecule with a solvent content of 33.8%...
  17. Millette M, Dupont C, Archambault D, Lacroix M. Partial characterization of bacteriocins produced by human Lactococcus lactis and Pediococccus acidilactici isolates. J Appl Microbiol. 2007;102:274-82 pubmed
    ..The aim of this study was to isolate bacteriocin-producing lactic acid bacteria (LAB) from human intestine...
  18. Naghmouchi K, Fliss I, Drider D, Lacroix C. Pediocin PA-1 production during repeated-cycle batch culture of immobilized Pediococcus acidilactici UL5 cells. J Biosci Bioeng. 2008;105:513-7 pubmed publisher
    Pediocin PA-1 production by Pediococcus acidilactici UL5 cells immobilized in kappa-carrageenan/locust bean gum gel beads was studied during repeated-cycle batch (RCB) culture with pH control in Man Rogosa and Sharpe (MRS) broth ..
  19. Rodriguez Palacios A, Staempfli H, Duffield T, Weese J. Isolation of bovine intestinal Lactobacillus plantarum and Pediococcus acidilactici with inhibitory activity against Escherichia coli O157 and F5. J Appl Microbiol. 2009;106:393-401 pubmed publisher
  20. Zhou S, Shanmugam K, Ingram L. Functional replacement of the Escherichia coli D-(-)-lactate dehydrogenase gene (ldhA) with the L-(+)-lactate dehydrogenase gene (ldhL) from Pediococcus acidilactici. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2003;69:2237-44 pubmed
    ..strain, SZ63 (focA-pflB frdBC adhE ackA), by replacing part of the chromosomal ldhA coding region with Pediococcus acidilactici ldhL encoding an L-lactate dehydrogenase...
  21. Dabour N, Zihler A, Kheadr E, Lacroix C, Fliss I. In vivo study on the effectiveness of pediocin PA-1 and Pediococcus acidilactici UL5 at inhibiting Listeria monocytogenes. Int J Food Microbiol. 2009;133:225-33 pubmed publisher
    The anti-listerial effect of pediocin PA-1 and its producing strain, Pediococcus acidilactici UL5, was investigated in vivo using an ICR mouse model. The effect of intra-gastric administration of a single dose of P...
  22. Piyasena P, McKellar R, Bartlett F. Thermal inactivation of Pediococcus sp. in simulated apple cider during high-temperature short-time pasteurization. Int J Food Microbiol. 2003;82:25-31 pubmed
    ..to evaluate the pasteurization of simulated cider using a heat-resistant nonpathogenic test bacterium, Pediococcus sp. NRRL B-2354. Thermal inactivation of the Pediococcus sp...
  23. Immerstrand T, Paul C, Rosenquist A, Deraz S, Mårtensson O, Ljungh A, et al. Characterization of the properties of Pediococcus parvulus for probiotic or protective culture use. J Food Prot. 2010;73:960-6 pubmed
    b>Pediococcus parvulus 2.6 (previously Pediococcus damnosus 2.6, here confirmed as P...
  24. Pittet V, Abegunde T, Marfleet T, Haakensen M, Morrow K, Jayaprakash T, et al. Complete genome sequence of the beer spoilage organism Pediococcus claussenii ATCC BAA-344T. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:1271-2 pubmed publisher
    b>Pediococcus claussenii is a common brewery contaminant. We have sequenced the chromosome and plasmids of the type strain P. claussenii ATCC BAA-344...
  25. Midha S, Ranjan M, Sharma V, Kumari A, Singh P, Korpole S, et al. Genome sequence of Pediococcus pentosaceus strain IE-3. J Bacteriol. 2012;194:4468 pubmed publisher
    We report the 1.8-Mb genome sequence of Pediococcus pentosaceus strain IE-3, isolated from a dairy effluent sample...
  26. Standen B, Rawling M, Davies S, Castex M, Foey A, Gioacchini G, et al. Probiotic Pediococcus acidilactici modulates both localised intestinal- and peripheral-immunity in tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2013;35:1097-104 pubmed publisher
    ..Therefore, a study was conducted to evaluate the probiotic effect of Pediococcus acidilactici on Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) with specific emphasis on intestinal health and probiotic ..
  27. Haakensen M, Schubert A, Ziola B. Broth and agar hop-gradient plates used to evaluate the beer-spoilage potential of Lactobacillus and Pediococcus isolates. Int J Food Microbiol. 2009;130:56-60 pubmed publisher
    Identification of the beer-spoilage Lactobacillus and Pediococcus bacteria has largely taken two approaches; identification of spoilage-associated genes or identification of specific species of bacteria regardless of ability to grow in ..
  28. Velasco S, Yebra M, Monedero V, Ibarburu I, Dueñas M, Irastorza A. Influence of the carbohydrate source on beta-glucan production and enzyme activities involved in sugar metabolism in Pediococcus parvulus 2.6. Int J Food Microbiol. 2007;115:325-34 pubmed
    ..production and on the activity of the enzymes implicated in energy generation and UDP-glucose synthesis in Pediococcus parvulus 2.6 was evaluated...
  29. Velasco S, Arsköld E, Paese M, Grage H, Irastorza A, Radstrom P, et al. Environmental factors influencing growth of and exopolysaccharide formation by Pediococcus parvulus 2.6. Int J Food Microbiol. 2006;111:252-8 pubmed
    ..In this study, we have examined the physiological capacity of EPS production in Pediococcus parvulus 2.6. EPS formation by P. parvulus 2...
  30. Kikuchi K, Totsuka K, Shimizu K, Yoshida K, Kobayashi M, Tomonaga O, et al. [Microbiological and clinical studies of vancomycin resistant Leuconostoc spp. and Pediococcus spp. isolated from septicemia patients]. Kansenshogaku Zasshi. 1994;68:1084-92 pubmed
    ..and Pediococcus spp...
  31. Mora D, Fortina M, Parini C, Daffonchio D, Manachini P. Genomic subpopulations within the species Pediococcus acidilactici detected by multilocus typing analysis: relationships between pediocin AcH/PA-1 producing and non-producing strains. Microbiology. 2000;146 ( Pt 8):2027-38 pubmed
    ..length polymorphism of the rpoC, ldhD/L and mle genes, and a modified RAPD analysis, permitted the grouping of Pediococcus acidilactici strains in seven genotypes (I-VII)...
  32. Walter J, Hertel C, Tannock G, Lis C, Munro K, Hammes W. Detection of Lactobacillus, Pediococcus, Leuconostoc, and Weissella species in human feces by using group-specific PCR primers and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2001;67:2578-85 pubmed
    ..DNA-targeted group-specific primers was used to detect lactic acid bacteria (LAB) of the genera Lactobacillus, Pediococcus, Leuconostoc, and Weissella in human feces...
  33. Vázquez Alvarez J, Gonzalez M, Murado M. Pediocin production by Pediococcus acidilactici in solid state culture on a waste medium: process simulation and experimental results. Biotechnol Bioeng. 2004;85:676-82 pubmed
    The production of pediocin by Pediococcus acidilactici was comparatively studied in submerged and solid-state culture, using polyurethane foam particles soaked in commercial (MRS) and waste media with various supplements, where product ..
  34. Klare I, Konstabel C, Müller Bertling S, Reissbrodt R, Huys G, Vancanneyt M, et al. Evaluation of new broth media for microdilution antibiotic susceptibility testing of Lactobacilli, Pediococci, Lactococci, and Bifidobacteria. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2005;71:8982-6 pubmed
    ..in a microdilution test of 19 antibacterial agents for lactic acid bacteria (LAB) of the genera Lactobacillus, Pediococcus, Lactococcus, and Bifidobacterium...
  35. Li A, Kong F. Synthesis of an alpha-linked dimer of the trisaccharide repeating unit of the exopolysaccharide produced by Pediococcus damnosus 2.6. Carbohydr Res. 2004;339:2499-506 pubmed
    ..the alpha-linked dimer of the trisaccharide repeating unit of the exopolysaccharide produced by Pediococcus damnosus 2.6, was synthesized as its methyl glycoside...
  36. Bauer R, Chikindas M, Dicks L. Purification, partial amino acid sequence and mode of action of pediocin PD-1, a bacteriocin produced by Pediococcus damnosus NCFB 1832. Int J Food Microbiol. 2005;101:17-27 pubmed
    Pediocin PD-1 is a ribosomally synthesized antimicrobial peptide produced by Pediococcus damnosus NCFB1832. It inhibits the growth of several food spoilage bacteria, including malolactic bacteria isolated from wine. Pediocin PD-1 is 2866...
  37. Velasco S, Areizaga J, Irastorza A, Dueñas M, Santamaria A, Muñoz M. Chemical and rheological properties of the beta-glucan produced by Pediococcus parvulus 2.6. J Agric Food Chem. 2009;57:1827-34 pubmed publisher
    Some physicochemical and rheological properties of the exopolysaccharide (EPS) produced by Pediococcus parvulus 2.6 were examined...
  38. Marugg J, Gonzalez C, Kunka B, Ledeboer A, Pucci M, Toonen M, et al. Cloning, expression, and nucleotide sequence of genes involved in production of pediocin PA-1, and bacteriocin from Pediococcus acidilactici PAC1.0. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1992;58:2360-7 pubmed
    ..4-kbp plasmid pSRQ11 in Pediococcus acidilactici PAC1.0...
  39. Kheadr E, Zihler A, Dabour N, Lacroix C, Le Blay G, Fliss I. Study of the physicochemical and biological stability of pediocin PA-1 in the upper gastrointestinal tract conditions using a dynamic in vitro model. J Appl Microbiol. 2010;109:54-64 pubmed publisher
    To evaluate the survival of Pediococcus acidilactici UL5 and its ability to produce pediocin PA-1 during transit in an artificial gastrointestinal tract (GIT)...
  40. Fujii T, Nakashima K, Hayashi N. Random amplified polymorphic DNA-PCR based cloning of markers to identify the beer-spoilage strains of Lactobacillus brevis, Pediococcus damnosus, Lactobacillus collinoides and Lactobacillus coryniformis. J Appl Microbiol. 2005;98:1209-20 pubmed publisher
    ..The cloned markers are highly specific to identify the beer-spoilage strains not only in L. brevis but also in Pediococcus damnosus, Lactobacillus collinoides and Lactobacillus coryniformis. ..
  41. Carey C, Kostrzynska M, Ojha S, Thompson S. The effect of probiotics and organic acids on Shiga-toxin 2 gene expression in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7. J Microbiol Methods. 2008;73:125-32 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, the effect of Lactobacillus, Pediococcus, and Bifidobacterium strains on stx2A expression levels in STEC was investigated...
  42. Danielsen M, Simpson P, O Connor E, Ross R, Stanton C. Susceptibility of Pediococcus spp. to antimicrobial agents. J Appl Microbiol. 2007;102:384-9 pubmed
    To investigate the susceptibility of Pediococcus species to antimicrobial agents.
  43. Motlagh A, Bhunia A, Szostek F, Hansen T, Johnson M, Ray B. Nucleotide and amino acid sequence of pap-gene (pediocin AcH production) in Pediococcus acidilactici H. Lett Appl Microbiol. 1992;15:45-8 pubmed
    ..Then through enzymatic modifications the leader segment of 18 amino acids is removed from the NH2-terminal. The remaining segment of 44 amino acids is active pediocin AcH of 4628 M(r)...
  44. Millette M, Dupont C, Shareck F, Ruiz M, Archambault D, Lacroix M. Purification and identification of the pediocin produced by Pediococcus acidilactici MM33, a new human intestinal strain. J Appl Microbiol. 2008;104:269-75 pubmed
    The aim of this study was to purify and identify the bacteriocin produced by Pediococcus acidilactici MM33, a strain previously isolated from human gut.
  45. Ferguson R, Merrifield D, Harper G, Rawling M, Mustafa S, Picchietti S, et al. The effect of Pediococcus acidilactici on the gut microbiota and immune status of on-growing red tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus). J Appl Microbiol. 2010;109:851-62 pubmed publisher
    To assess Pediococcus acidilactici as a dietary supplement for on-growing red tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus).
  46. Nieto Lozano J, Meyer J, Sletten K, Pel z C, Nes I. Purification and amino acid sequence of a bacteriocin produced by Pediococcus acidilactici. J Gen Microbiol. 1992;138:1985-90 pubmed publisher
    A bacteriocin produced by Pediococcus acidilactici has been purified to homogeneity by a rapid and simple four-step purification procedure which includes ammonium sulphate precipitation, chromatography with a cation-exchanger and Octyl ..
  47. Bergsveinson J, Pittet V, Ziola B. RT-qPCR analysis of putative beer-spoilage gene expression during growth of Lactobacillus brevis BSO 464 and Pediococcus claussenii ATCC BAA-344(T) in beer. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2012;96:461-70 pubmed publisher
    ..g., as studied here, Lactobacillus brevis BSO 464 (Lb464) and a non-ropy isolate of Pediococcus claussenii ATCC BAA-344(T) (Pc344NR)), indicating that significant genetic specialization is required...
  48. Simpson P, Stanton C, Fitzgerald G, Ross R. Genomic diversity within the genus Pediococcus as revealed by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA PCR and pulsed-field gel electrophoresis. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2002;68:765-71 pubmed
    The genomic diversity of 33 previously assigned strains from six species within the genus Pediococcus was assessed by randomly amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) PCR and pulsed-field-gel electrophoresis (PFGE)...
  49. Rodriguez J, Martinez M, Kok J. Pediocin PA-1, a wide-spectrum bacteriocin from lactic acid bacteria. Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr. 2002;42:91-121 pubmed
    ..In the future, protein engineering, genetic engineering and/or chemical synthesis may lead to the development of new antimicrobial peptides with improved properties, based on some features of the pediocin PA-1 molecule...
  50. Pérez Guerra N, Pastrana Castro L. Production of bacteriocins from Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis CECT 539 and Pediococcus acidilactici NRRL B-5627 using mussel-processing wastes. Biotechnol Appl Biochem. 2002;36:119-25 pubmed
    The growth and bacteriocin production by Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis CECT 539 and Pediococcus acidilactici NRRL B-5627 were investigated on mussel-processing wastes...
  51. Castex M, Lemaire P, Wabete N, Chim L. Effect of probiotic Pediococcus acidilactici on antioxidant defences and oxidative stress of Litopenaeus stylirostris under Vibrio nigripulchritudo challenge. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2010;28:622-31 pubmed publisher
    ..p.i. period were recorded for control shrimps and shrimps previously fed for one month with probiotic Pediococcus acidilactici MA18/5M at 10(7) CFU g(-1) of feed. Our results showed that immersion with V...
  52. De Bruyne K, Franz C, Vancanneyt M, Schillinger U, Mozzi F, de Valdez G, et al. Pediococcus argentinicus sp. nov. from Argentinean fermented wheat flour and identification of Pediococcus species by pheS, rpoA and atpA sequence analysis. Int J Syst Evol Microbiol. 2008;58:2909-16 pubmed publisher
    ..rRNA gene sequence analysis revealed that the phylogenetic position of the novel strain was within the genus Pediococcus, with Pediococcus stilesii, Pediococcus pentosaceus and Pediococcus acidilactici as its closest relatives (97...
  53. Nel H, Bauer R, Vandamme E, Dicks L. Growth optimization of Pediococcus damnosus NCFB 1832 and the influence of pH and nutrients on the production of pediocin PD-1. J Appl Microbiol. 2001;91:1131-8 pubmed
    Optimization of the growth of Pediococcus damnosus NCFB 1832 and the production of pediocin PD-1 by traditional fermentation methods.
  54. Beaulieu L, Aomari H, Groleau D, Subirade M. An improved and simplified method for the large-scale purification of pediocin PA-1 produced by Pediococcus acidilactici. Biotechnol Appl Biochem. 2006;43:77-84 pubmed
    The bacteriocin pediocin PA-1 produced by Pediococcus acidilactici PAC 1.0 offers significant potential as a food preservative and as an antimicrobial agent in the medical area...
  55. Di Giancamillo A, Vitari F, Savoini G, Bontempo V, Bersani C, Dell Orto V, et al. Effects of orally administered probiotic Pediococcus acidilactici on the small and large intestine of weaning piglets. A qualitative and quantitative micro-anatomical study. Histol Histopathol. 2008;23:651-64 pubmed publisher
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of dietary supplementation with the probiotic Pediococcus acidilactici on the piglet intestine, on circulating lymphocytes, and on aspects of piglet performance during ..
  56. Grimaldi A, Bartowsky E, Jiranek V. Screening of Lactobacillus spp. and Pediococcus spp. for glycosidase activities that are important in oenology. J Appl Microbiol. 2005;99:1061-9 pubmed
    To assess glycosidase activities from a range of Lactobacillus and Pediococcus species and characterize these activities under conditions pertinent to the wine industry.
  57. Gravett M, Jin L, Pavlova S, Tao L. Lactobacillus and Pediococcus species richness and relative abundance in the vagina of rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). J Med Primatol. 2012;41:183-90 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the vaginal lactic acid bacterial species richness and relative abundance in rhesus monkeys is largely unknown...
  58. Barros R, Carvalho M, Peralta J, Facklam R, Teixeira L. Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Pediococcus strains isolated from human clinical sources. J Clin Microbiol. 2001;39:1241-6 pubmed
    ..Conventional tests allowed identification of 67 isolates: 52 strains were identified as Pediococcus acidilactici, 15 strains were identified as Pediococcus pentosaceus, and 5 strains were not identified because ..
  59. Adler P, Song H, Kästner K, Ramkrishna D, Kunz B. Prediction of dynamic metabolic behavior of Pediococcus pentosaceus producing lactic acid from lignocellulosic sugars. Biotechnol Prog. 2012;28:623-35 pubmed publisher
    A dynamic metabolic model is presented for Pediococcus pentosaceus producing lactic acid from lignocellulose-derived mixed sugars including glucose, mannose, galactose, arabinose, and xylose. Depending on the pairs of mixed sugars, P...
  60. Shin M, Han S, Ryu J, Kim K, Lee W. Isolation and partial characterization of a bacteriocin produced by Pediococcus pentosaceus K23-2 isolated from Kimchi. J Appl Microbiol. 2008;105:331-9 pubmed publisher
    Screening and partial characterization of a bacteriocin produced by Pediococcus pentosaceus K23-2 isolated from Kimchi, a traditional Korean fermented vegetable.
  61. Chenoll E, Macián M, Aznar R. Identification of Carnobacterium, Lactobacillus, Leuconostoc and Pediococcus by rDNA-based techniques. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2003;26:546-56 pubmed
    ..and ARDRA have been evaluated as molecular tools for identifying Carnobacterium, Lactobacillus, Leuconostoc and Pediococcus. They have been applied for the molecular characterization of 91 strains with the following identities: eight ..
  62. Ruiz Moyano S, Martin A, Benito M, Hernandez A, Casquete R, de Guia Córdoba M. Application of Lactobacillus fermentum HL57 and Pediococcus acidilactici SP979 as potential probiotics in the manufacture of traditional Iberian dry-fermented sausages. Food Microbiol. 2011;28:839-47 pubmed publisher
    ..On the contrary, P. acidilactici SP979 did not notably modify the physicochemical parameters or the sensory quality of Iberian dry-fermented sausages when compared to the autochthonous microbial population present in the control batch...
  63. Jamuna M, Jeevaratnam K. Isolation and partial characterization of bacteriocins from Pediococcus species. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2004;65:433-9 pubmed
    ..Three Pediococcus species, P. acidilactici NCIM 2292 , P. pentosaceous. NCIM 2296 and P...
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