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1.C.102 The Cerein (Cerein) Family

The members of the cerein family have about 70-120 aas with 2 TMSs and can be derived from Gram-positive firmicutes as well as members of the Bacteroidetes. They are among the class II sec-independent bacteriocins (Oscáriz et al., 2006).

This family belongs to the: Bacterial Bacteriocin (BB) Superfamily.

References associated with 1.C.102 family:

Oscáriz, J.C., L. Cintas, H. Holo, I. Lasa, I.F. Nes, and A.G. Pisabarro. (2006). Purification and sequencing of cerein 7B, a novel bacteriocin produced by Bacillus cereus Bc7. FEMS Microbiol. Lett. 254: 108-115. 16451187