Table 1.

Bacterial strains used in this study

SourceStrainRelevant featuresReference
Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus LMG 6901Indicator strain2
Listeria innocua DPC3572Indicator strain2
Listeria monocytogenes NCTC11994Indicator strain24a
HumanLactobacillus salivarius UCC118Abp118 producer13
L. salivarius DPC6196Harbors bacteriocin structural genes2
L. salivarius DPC6488Produces salivaricin T and salivaricin L23
PorcineL. salivarius DPC6502Bacteriocin producer23
L. salivarius 7.3Salivaricin P producer2
L. salivarius DPC6189Salivaricin P producer2
L. salivarius DPC6027Salivaricin P producer2
L. salivarius DPC6005Salivaricin P producer2