Lysostaphin

Lysostaphin ({EC number|3.4.24.75}, glycyl-glycine endopeptidase) is a Staphylococcus simulans metalloendopeptidase. It can function as an antimicrobial against Staphylococcus aureus. Lysostaphin is a 27 KDa glycylglycine endopeptidase, an antibacterial enzyme which is capable of cleaving the crosslinking pentaglycin bridges in the cell wall of St...
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lysostaphin

<enzyme> A mixture of three different proteolytic enzymes, two of which lyse bacterial walls. It is obtained from staphylococcus staphylolyticus (s. Epidermidis). Lysostaphin is very antigenic, but has been used in animals and topically in man against certain infections. ... Pharmacological action: antibiotics, peptide, anti-infective agents,...
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lysostaphin

Type: Term Pronunciation: lī′sō-staf′in Definitions: 1. A peptidase enzyme produced by certain strains of staphylococcus microorganisms with antibacterial activity against staphylococci.
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