8. Lantibiotics

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Ralph Jack,
  2. Friedrich Götz and
  3. Günther Jung

Published Online: 28 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620890.ch8

Biotechnology: Products of Secondary Metabolism, Volume 7, Second Edition

Biotechnology: Products of Secondary Metabolism, Volume 7, Second Edition

How to Cite

Jack, R., Götz, F. and Jung, G. (1997) Lantibiotics, in Biotechnology: Products of Secondary Metabolism, Volume 7, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620890.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität, Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-48149 Münster, FRG

  2. 3

    1914 N. Prospect Ave.,#61, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1401, USA

Author Information

  1. Tübingen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 APR 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527283170

Online ISBN: 9783527620890

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Keywords:

  • lantibiotics;
  • subtilin;
  • nisin;
  • epilancin;
  • methyllanthionine

Summary

The chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Unique Chemistry and Structure of Lantibiotics

  • Lantibiotic Structures in Solution

  • The Gened Proteins Involved in Lantibiotic Biosynthesis and Genetic Regulation

  • Biological Activities of Lantibiotics

  • Applications of Lantibiotics

  • Conclusions and Future Perspectives