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Antagonists to Control Gram Negative Enteropathogens

Investigators
Line, John
Institutions
International Science & Technology Center, Moscow
Start date
2003
End date
2005
Objective
Produce, purify, encapsulate and deliver to ARS bacteriocins for pathogen challenge trials in live poultry.

Using bacterial isolates from animal production environments, determine and identify strains antagonistic to Salmonella and human pathogenic E. coli and characterize the most important bacteriocins. Assure the viable producing and inducing cultures responsible for expression of the five bacteriocins are delivered properly to ARS.

Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project number
6612-32000-030-01S
Accession number
407513
Categories
Escherichia coli
Bacterial Pathogens
Commodities
Meat, Poultry, Game