Table 1

In vitro activity of nisin A and nisin V against L. monocytogenes strains as determined by minimum inhibitory concentration assaysa
Strain Equivalent name Source/Reference Nisin A mg/L (μM) Nisin V mg/L (μM)
EGDe::pPL2luxpHELP [35] 12.57 (3.75) 6.22 (1.875)
33028b OB001102 Food 50.28 (15) 24.90 (7.5)
33077b 98-18140 Bovine tissue 50.28 (15) 24.90 (7.5)
33225b LMB0455 Unknown 25.14 (7.5) 12.45 (3.75)
F4565c 33410, FSLN3-008 Clinical (Los Angeles, California outbreak, 1985) 12.57 (3.75) 6.22 (1.875)
CD1038d Pork sausage 50.28 (15) 12.45 (3.75)

aThe standard deviation is 0 because of identical triplicate results.

bStrain acquired from Todd Ward (Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture).

cStrain acquired from Martin Wiedmann (International Life Sciences Institute).

dStrain acquired from Catherine Donnelly (Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Vermont).

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Campion et al. BMC Microbiology 2013 13:23   doi:10.1186/1471-2180-13-23

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