Svetoslav D. Todorov PhD.

Current affiliation:
Visiting professor at Department of Food Sciences and Experimental Nutrition, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Recent publications: 
  • Characterisation of an antiviral pediocin-like bacteriocin produced by Enterococcus faecium S. D. Todorov, M. Wachsman, E. Tomé, X. Dousset, M. T. Destro, L. Milner T. Dicks, B. Dora Gombossy de Melo Franco, M. Vaz-Velho, D. Drider Food Microbiology 27 (2010) 869e879
  • Bacteriocinegenic virulence potential of Enterococuss isolated obtained from raw milk and cheese P. M. Moraes, L. M. Perin, S. D. Todorov, A. Silva Jr., B. D. G. M. Franco, L. A. Nero Journal of Applied Microbiology May 2012

Expertise and research areas:

  • Study of mode of action of bacteriocins against Listeria monocytogenes
  • Molecular taxonomy of lactic acid bacteria isolated from fermented foods
  • Characterization of bacteriocins produced by lactic acid bacteria
  • Purification of polypeptides and small proteins
  • Probiotic lactic acid bacteria
  • Physiology and biochemistry of lactic acid bacteria
  • Medical application of the bacteriocins produced by lactic acid bacteria

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