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Term:bacteriocin catabolic process
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Definition:The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the breakdown of a bacteriocin, any of a heterogeneous group of polypeptide antibiotics that are secreted by certain bacterial strains and are able to kill cells of other susceptible (frequently related) strains after adsorption at specific receptors on the cell surface. They include the colicins, and their mechanisms of action vary.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: bacteriocin breakdown;   bacteriocin catabolism;   bacteriocin degradation

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  biological_process 20014
    detoxification 137
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    metabolic process 12256
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        cellular nitrogen compound metabolic process 6683
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            peptide metabolic process 1268
              peptide antibiotic metabolic process 0
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