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Table 2 Effects of heat, pH and proteolytic enzyme treatments on the antimicrobial activity of various isolated pediocins

From: Pediocins: The bacteriocins of Pediococci. Sources, production, properties and applications

Treatment*
  Temperature pH Proteolytic enzymes   
Pediocin 100°C/60 min 121°C/60 min 2–10 4–7 Pepsin Papain Trypsin α-chymotrypsin Proteinase K Reference
SM-1 + +    - - - - - Anastasiadou et al. 2008
  + + + + - ND ND ND -  
pK23-2     +       Shin et al. 2008
    +        
SA-1 + + + + + + + + - Anastasiadou et al. 2007
ACCEL + ± + + - - - - - Wu et al. 2004
PD-1 + + + + + + + + - Green et al.1997
SJ-1 + + - + ND - - - - Schved et al. 1993
N5p + + - + ND ND ND ND ND Strässer et al. 1995
AcH + + + + ND - - - - Bhunia et al. 1988
PA-1 + ± + + - - ND ND ND Gonzales and Kunka 1987
  1. * +, Activity; -, Absence of any activity; ND, not determined.