nisin


ni·sin

noun \ˈnīs-ən\

Definition of NISIN

: a polypeptide antibiotic that is produced by a bacterium (Lactococcus lactis synonym Streptococcus lactis) and is used as a food preservative (as for processed cheese and canned fruits and vegetables)

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