thusin [Antibiotic]

Accession ARO:3003903
DefinitionThusin is a two-component lantibiotic isolated from B. thuringiensis strain BGSC 4BT1, exhibiting antimicrobial activity against several Gram-positive pathogens. Bacillus cereus, Listeria monocytogenes, Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Staphylococcus sciuri, Enterococcus faecalis, and Streptococcus pneumoniae have all shown susceptibility to Thusin, with inhibition activities greater than Vancomycin or other lantibiotics.
Drug Classpeptide antibiotic
Classification2 ontology terms | Show
Parent Term(s)1 ontology terms | Show
+ peptide antibiotic [Drug Class]
Publications

Xin B, et al. 2016. Front Microbiol 7:1115 Thusin, a Novel Two-Component Lantibiotic with Potent Antimicrobial Activity against Several Gram-Positive Pathogens. (PMID 27486447)