References & Sources:

Tagg JR (2009)  Streptococcal Bacteriocin-Like Inhibitory Substances: Some Personal Insights into the Bacteriocin-Like Activities Produced by Streptococci Good and Bad

Burton J, Chilcott C, Tagg J (2005) The rationale and potential for the reduction of oral malodour using Streptococcus salivarius probiotics. Oral Dis 11:29–31

Tagg JR (2004) Prevention of streptococcal pharyngitis by anti-Streptococcus pyogenes bacteriocin-like inhibitory substances (BLIS) produced by Streptococcus salivarius. Indian J Med Res 119(Suppl):13–16

Streptococcal Bacteriocin-Like Inhibitory Substances: Some Personal Insights into the Bacteriocin-Like Activities Produced by Streptococci Good and Bad

Burton JP, Chilcott CN, Moore CJ, Speiser G, Tagg JR (2006) A preliminary study of the effect of probiotic Streptococcus salivarius K12 on oral malodor parameters. J Appl Microbiol 100:754–764

Burton JP, Wescombe PA, Tagg JR, Chilcott CN (2006) Safety assessment of the oral cavity probiotic Streptococcus salivarius K12. Appl Environ Microbiol 72:3050–3053

Cosseau C, Devine DA, Dullaghan E, Gardy JL, Chikatamarla A, Gellatly S, Yu LL, Pistolic J, Falsafi R, Tagg J, Hancock RE (2008) The commensal Streptococcus salivarius K12 downregulates the innate immune responses of human epithelial cells and promotes host-microbe homeostasis. Infect Immun 76:4163–4175

Dierksen KP, Tagg JR (2000) The influence of indigenous bacteriocin-producing Streptococcus salivarius on the acquisition of Streptococcus pyogenes by primary school children in Dunedin, New Zealand. In: Martin DR, Tagg JR (eds) Streptococci and streptococcal diseases: entering the new millennium. Securacopy, Auckland, pp 81–85

Wescombe PA, Burton JP, Cadieux PA, Klesse NA, Hyink O, Heng NCK, Chilcott CN, Reid G, Tagg JR (2006) Megaplasmids encode differing combinations of lantibiotics in Streptococcus salivarius. Antonie Van Leeuwenhoek 90:269–280

Tagg JR, Dierksen KP (2003) Bacterial replacement therapy: adapting ‘germ warfare’ to infection prevention. Trends in Biotechnology. 21(5): 217-23.

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