Summary: A genus of gram-positive bacteria in the family CARNOBACTERIACEAE. They are tolerant to freezing/thawing and high pressure and able to grow at low temperatures.

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  1. Acedo J, Towle K, Lohans C, Miskolzie M, McKay R, Doerksen T, et al. Identification and three-dimensional structure of carnobacteriocin XY, a class IIb bacteriocin produced by Carnobacteria. FEBS Lett. 2017;591:1349-1359 pubmed publisher
    ..CbnX and CbnY do not appear to interact directly and likely require a membrane-bound receptor to facilitate formation of the bacteriocin complex. This is the first class IIb bacteriocin reported for Carnobacteria. ..
  2. Balay D, Dangeti R, Kaur K, McMullen L. Purification of leucocin A for use on wieners to inhibit Listeria monocytogenes in the presence of spoilage organisms. Int J Food Microbiol. 2017;255:25-31 pubmed publisher
    ..monocytogenes. In situ, wieners were inoculated with the spoilage organisms, Carnobacterium divergens and Brochothrix thermosphacta, followed by surface application of purified leucocin A, and ..