Not your region? Change it here:

Your region:
erzkontor.com
CREMER Erzkontor Logo

Raw materials for your needs

Nisin

Nisin is a polycyclic antibacterial peptide produced by the bacterium Lactococcus lactis that is used as a food preservative.

Industries

Your regional sales manager

Ian Fischer

Sales Manager

Applications

Nisin is an antimicrobial agent derived from pure culture fermentations of certain strains of streptococcus lactis lancefield group n. Nisin preparation contains Nisin, a group of related peptides with antibiotic activity. It is used to inhibit the outgrowth of clostridium botulinum spores and toxin formation in pasteurized cheese spreads and pasteurized process cheese spreads; pasteurized cheese spread with fruits, vegetables, or meats; and pasteurized process cheese spread with fruits, vegetables, or meats. Due to its naturally selective spectrum of activity, it is also employed as a selective agent in microbiological media for the isolation of gram-negative bacteria, yeast, and moulds. Nisin has also been used in food packaging applications and can serve as a preservative by controlled release onto the food surface from the polymer packaging. In combination with miconazole it has been studied as a possible treatment for infections of Clostridium difficile.

© 2024 CREMER ERZKONTOR