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Research Article

Effect of Lactobacillus salivarius Bacteriocin Abp118 on the Mouse and Pig Intestinal Microbiota

  • Eliette Riboulet-Bisson,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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  • Mark H. J. Sturme,

    Affiliation: School of Health Sciences, Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal

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  • Ian B. Jeffery,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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  • Michelle M. O'Donnell,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, Moorepark Food Research Centre, Teagasc, Fermoy, Ireland

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  • B. Anne Neville,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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  • Brian M. Forde,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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  • Marcus J. Claesson,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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  • Hugh Harris,

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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  • Gillian E. Gardiner,

    Affiliation: Department of Chemical and Life Sciences, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland

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  • Patrick G. Casey,

    Affiliations: Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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  • Peadar G. Lawlor,

    Affiliation: Pig Development Department, Animal & Grassland Research & Innovation Centre, Teagasc, Fermoy, Ireland

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  • Paul W. O'Toole mail,

    pwotoole@ucc.ie

    Affiliation: Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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  • R. Paul Ross

    Affiliation: Moorepark Food Research Centre, Teagasc, Fermoy, Ireland

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  • Published: February 17, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0031113

About the Authors

Eliette Riboulet-Bisson, Ian B. Jeffery, Michelle M. O'Donnell, B. Anne Neville, Brian M. Forde, Marcus J. Claesson, Hugh Harris, Patrick G. Casey, Paul W. O'Toole
Department of Microbiology, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Mark H. J. Sturme
School of Health Sciences, Life and Health Sciences Research Institute, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal
Michelle M. O'Donnell, R. Paul Ross
Moorepark Food Research Centre, Teagasc, Fermoy, Ireland
Gillian E. Gardiner
Department of Chemical and Life Sciences, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland
Patrick G. Casey
Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Peadar G. Lawlor
Pig Development Department, Animal & Grassland Research & Innovation Centre, Teagasc, Fermoy, Ireland

Corresponding Author

Email: pwotoole@ucc.ie

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PWO RPR GEG. Performed the experiments: ERB MHJS MMO BAN BMF PGC PGL. Analyzed the data: ERB IBJ MJC HH PWO RPR PGL. Wrote the paper: ERB PWO.