Lysin

An antibody that produces lysis.

Lysin

Lysins, also known as endolysins or murein hydrolases, are hydrolytic enzymes produced by bacteriophages in order to cleave the host`s cell wall during the final stage of the lytic cycle. Lysins are highly evolved enzymes that are able to target one of the five bonds in peptidoglycan (murein), the main component of bacterial cell walls, which all....
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lysin

<protein> An antibody that induces lysis. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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lysin

(from the article `fertilization`) ...an opening. As the opening is formed, the acrosomal granule, which is enclosed within the acrosomal vesicle, disappears. It is thought that ...
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lysin

(li┬┤sin) an antibody that causes complement-dependent lysis of cells; often used with a prefix indicating the target cells, as hemolysin or bacteriolysin. any substance that causes cell lysis.
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lysin

noun any substance (such as an antibody) or agent that can cause lysis
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lysin

Type: Term Pronunciation: lī′sin Definitions: 1. A specific complement-fixing antibody that acts destructively on cells and tissues; the various types are designated in accordance with the form of antigen that stimulates the production of the lysin, hemolysin, bacteriolysin. 2. Any substance that causes lysis.
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lysin

[n] - any substance (such as an antibody) or agent that can cause lysis
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