bacterial enzyme


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bacterial enzyme

an enzyme produced by a bacterium.

bacterial enzyme

An enzyme produced by bacteria; many have specific, toxic effects on humans.
See also: enzyme
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When the pro-drug reaches the site of the tumour, the bacterial enzyme activates the drug, allowing it to destroy only the cells in its vicinity - the tumour cells.
The test detects the presence of the bacterial enzymes b-Galactosidase and b-Glucoronidase produced by coliforms and E.
FlashCheck([R]) Real-Time Bacterial Enzyme Detection technology uses a unique enzyme detection system consisting of synthetic substrates, which in the presence of enzymes specific to certain microorganisms causes a chemical reaction.
A key bacterial enzyme called capsule depolymerase (CapD) anchors the capsule to the cell surface.
Therefore, the structure of this bacterial enzyme helps to explain how specific mutations in PanK2 disable this enzyme and cause the childhood neurodegeneration disease called pantothenate kinase neurodegeneration.
Even now, scientists do not fully understand the structure and action of the bacterial enzyme.
Polyphenols in tea suppress the bacterial enzyme that triggers plaque accumulation," says Christine D.
The new process first combines glucose with a bacterial enzyme called glucose dehydrogenase.
Acorda is also developing chondroitinase, a bacterial enzyme that has been shown to modify the scar and to improve motor and sensory function in SCI.
Taurine/alpha-ketoglutarate dioxygenase, known as TauD, is a bacterial enzyme that is important in metabolism.
The scientists use a bacterial enzyme to attack the film's gelatin coating and release silver particles into solution.
These findings establish that transition state analog inhibitors of the bacterial enzyme 5'-methylthioadenosine nucleosidase (MTAN) can rapidly disrupt quorum sensing.