bacteriolytic


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bac·te·ri·o·lyt·ic

(bak-tēr'ē-ō-lit'ik),
Pertaining to lytic destruction of bacteria; manifesting the ability to cause dissolution of bacterial cells.

bac·te·ri·o·lyt·ic

(bak-tēr'ē-ō-lit'ik)
Pertaining to lytic destruction of bacteria; manifesting the ability to cause dissolution of bacterial cells.

bacteriolysis

(băk-tē″rē-ŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
The destruction or dissolution of bacteria.
bacteriolytic (-ō-lĭt′ĭk), adjective

bac·te·ri·o·lyt·ic

(bak-tēr'ē-ō-lit'ik)
Destruc-tion of bacteria by disruption of its cell structure.
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Bacteriolytic activity was measured using Micrococcus lysoleikticus (SIGMA) and antibacterial activity was measured with Vibrio parahaemolyticus and Vibro harveyi, according to the method described by Hultmark et al.
The bacteriolytic activities and antibacterial activities progressively decreased with salinity decrease.
Significant decrease in bacteriolytic activities of pH 7.
Pan and Jiang (2002) have reported that during a short-term (10h) salinity change 30[per thousand] to 15[per thousand], the bacteriolytic activity and antibacterial activity of 2 reared shrimp (Fenneropenaeus chinensis and Litopenaeus vannamei) is reduced gradually, whereas phenoloxidase activity increased (2002).
However no significant difference in phenoloxidase activity, bacteriolytic activity and antibacterial activity in hemolymph was observed over the same time period.
5 over a short time (10h) decreased the bacteriolytic activity and antibacterial activity of two species reared shrimp, whereas phenoloxidase activity increased significantly.
The lack of bacteriolytic activity of rhodomyrtone is demonstrated in Fig.
Use of bacteriolytic enzymes in determination of wall structure and their role in cell metabolism.
These observations suggest that the mechanism of action of the two proteins are different, with the CRP appearing to be bacteriostatic and LALF being bacteriolytic (unpub.