Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various antibacterial proteins produced by certain strains of the colon bacillus that are lethal to other closely related strains of bacteria.

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  • n. Any of a class of protein, secreted by certain strains of bacteria, that kills but does not lyse other strains.

Etymologies

col(on)2 + -ic + -in.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • This region contains four iron acquisition systems (iutA iucABCD, sitABCD, iroBCDN and temperature-sensitive hemagglutinin tsh), colicin V operon, increasing serum sensitivity iss

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  • Quackenbush RL, Falkow S (1979) Relationship between colicin V activity and virulence in

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  • Brown J, Gibbs PS, Nolan LK, Turner KR (1994) Effect of normal intestinal flora of chickens on colonization by virulent colicin V-producing, avirulent, and mutant colicin V-producing avian

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  • A putative virulence region spanning an 80-kb region of pAPEC-1 possesses four iron acquisition systems (iutA iucABCD, sitABCD, iroBCDN, and temperature-sensitive hemagglutinin tsh), a colicin V operon, increasing serum sensitivity iss, ompT, hlyF, and etsABC.

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  • The colicin V is exported by CvaA and CvaB into the cytoplasmic membrane and outer membrane by a host chromosomal gene product TolC

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  • According to recent studies, most virulence genes associated with APEC are often located on IncF plasmids, named ColV plasmids because their ability to code for production of colicin V, a small protein from the microcine family

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  • Williams PH, Warner PJ (1980) ColV plasmid-mediated, colicin V-independent iron uptake system of invasive strains of

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  • Many studies have shown that production of colicin V is not necessary for pathogenicity of E. coli by itself but it is a marker for other properties associated with the presence of ColV plasmid

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  • Mathieu LG, Baril JP (1977) Production of colicin V in vitro and in vivo and observations on its effects in experimental animals.

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  • Mahanty HK, Kolter R (1990) Genetic analysis of an MDR-like export system: the secretion of colicin V. Embo J 9: 3875-3884.

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