colicin definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous antibacterial proteins from particular strains for the colon bacillus which are deadly with other closely relevant strains of bacteria.
    • some of a course of necessary protein, released by particular strains of germs, that eliminates but will not lyse other strains.

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