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Type: Artigo
Title: Mathematical model of interaction between bacteriocin-producing lactic acid bacteria and listeria. Part 1: steady states and thresholds
Author: Delboni, Roberta Regina
Yang, Hyun Mo
Abstract: Mathematical modeling is an important tool to assessing quantitative conjectures and to answer specific questions. In the modeling, we assume that a competitor represented by a lactic acid bacterium produces antimicrobial compounds (substances that kill microorganisms or inhibit their growth), such as lactic acid and bacteriocins, with some cost to its own growth. Bacteriocins are protein compounds with antimicrobial effect against related species and bacteria such as Listeria monocytogenes, which is foodborne pathogen that cause listeriosis. From the analysis of the model, we found the thresholds which determine the existence of multiple equilibria and we studied their stability, in order to evaluate the interaction between lactic acid bacteria and L. monocytogenes
Subject: Bacteriocinas
Modelos matemáticos
Mathematical models
Country: Estados Unidos
Editor: Springer
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s11538-017-0302-5
Date Issue: 2017
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