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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The test detects the presence of the bacterial enzymes [beta]Galactosidase and [beta]Glucoronidase produced by coliforms and E.
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.
We used our algorithm to find mutation candidates that satisfy both a positive design - structures that still allow the bacterial enzyme to do its work - and also negative design - they block the ability of a brand new antibiotic drug to do its job.
Sialidase is a bacterial enzyme that removes specific chemical groups found on the surface of nerve cells.
A key bacterial enzyme called capsule depolymerase (CapD) anchors the capsule to the cell surface.
Even now, scientists do not fully understand the structure and action of the bacterial enzyme.
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.