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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Fischetti, "PlyPH, a bacteriolytic enzyme with a broad pH range of activity and lytic action against Bacillus anthracis," Journal of Bacteriology, vol.
cereus 1 and viewing the bacteriolytic effect of B.
The bacteriolytic activity of a 0.45 [micro]m culture filtrate from 12 hrs of B.
Extracellular protease production of bacteriolytic bacteria isolated from marine environments..
KEY WORDS: salinity, pH, Litopenaeus vannamei, hemocyte count, phenoloxidase activity, bacteriolytic activity, antibacterial activity
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 activity was calculated as follows:
The bacteriolytic activities and antibacterial activities progressively decreased with salinity decrease.
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.