[kol-uh-sin] /ˈkɒl ə sɪn/

noun, Pharmacology.
any bacteriocin produced by certain strains of Escherichia coli and having a lethal effect on strains other than the producing strain.

colicin col·i·cin (kŏl’ĭ-sĭn, kō’lĭ-)
Any of various antibacterial proteins produced by certain strains of the colon bacillus that are lethal to other closely related strains of bacteria.

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