heterolysin

heterolysin

 [het″er-ol´ĭ-sin]
an antibody that lyzes cells of species other than the one in which it is formed.

het·er·ol·y·sin

(het'ĕr-ol'i-sin),
A lysin that is formed in one species of animal and manifests lytic activity on the cells of a different species.

heterolysin

(het?er-ol'i-sin) [? + lysis, solution]
A lysin formed from an antigen from an animal of a different species.
See: autolysis; hemolysis

heterolysin

an antibody that lyses cells of species other than the one in which it is formed.