colicinogen
col·i·cin·o·gen (kol″ĭ-sinґo-jən) bacteriocinogen; a plasmid in some strains of Escherichia coli that induces secretion of the corresponding colicin. Some colicinogens also serve as sex factors.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • colicinogen — colicinogenic /kol euh seuh neuh jen ik/, adj. /kol euh sin euh jeuhn, jen /, n. any bacterium that produces a colicin. [COLICIN + O + GEN] * * * …   Universalium

  • colicinogen — colicinogenic /kol euh seuh neuh jen ik/, adj. /kol euh sin euh jeuhn, jen /, n. any bacterium that produces a colicin. [COLICIN + O + GEN] …   Useful english dictionary

  • colicinogeny — The bacterial property of producing a colicin. * * * co·li·ci·nog·e·ny .kō lə sə näj ə nē, .käl ə n, pl nies the capacity to produce colicins * * * col·i·ci·nog·e·ny (kol″ĭ sin ojґə ne) the production of colicin; see colicinogen …   Medical dictionary

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