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Table 3 Physico-chemical characterization of enterocin 12a

From: Anticancer and antimicrobial potential of enterocin 12a from Enterococcus faecium

Physico-chemical parameters Treatments Residual activity of enterocin 12a in terms of zone of inhibition (mm)
  Untreated control 15±0.11
Temperature 60 °C (30 min) 15±0.12
60 °C (60 min) 15±0.20
80 °C (30 min) 14±0.20
80 °C (60 min) 13±0.11
100 °C (15 min) 8±0.15
100 °C (30 min) *-
121 °C (15 min)
pH 2 13±0.14
4 14±0.12
6 13±0.15
8 12±0.13
10 11±0.12
Solvents (50%v/v) Chloroform 14±0.11
Methanol 15±0.11
Acetonitrile 15±0.11
Enzymes (1 mg/ml) Proteinase K
Pepsin
Trypsin
Lipase 15±0.12
  1. *-No zone of inhibition observed