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Table 1 Bacterial strains with cancer cytotoxic traits

From: Colorectal cancer treatment using bacteria: focus on molecular mechanisms

Bacteria Substance Cancer type Reference
Streptomyces fradiae L-asparaginases Colorectal
Adenocarcinoma
[21]
Brevibacillus spp. Laterosporulin 10 Breast cancer, embryonic
kidney cancer
[22]
Streptomyces albulus L-lysin (ε-PL) Hepatocellular carcinoma [23]
Enterobacter cloacae L-asparaginases Leukemia [24]
Corynebacterium Diphtheriae Diphtheria toxin Adrenocortical
carcinoma, cutaneous T cell lymphomas
[25]
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Sphingobacterium spp. Arginine deiminase Prostate carcinoma, colon adenocarcinoma [26]
Serratia surfactantfaciens Serrawettin W2 Cervical carcinoma [27]
Clostridium novyi Phospholipases Colon carcinomas, sarcoma [28]