A Manometric Method for Measuring the Activity of the Cl. Welchii Lecithinase and a Description of Certain Properties of This Enzyme

@article{Zamecnik1947AMM,
  title={A Manometric Method for Measuring the Activity of the Cl. Welchii Lecithinase and a Description of Certain Properties of This Enzyme},
  author={Paul C. Zamecnik and Lydia E. Brewster and Fritz Lipmann},
  journal={The Journal of Experimental Medicine},
  year={1947},
  volume={85},
  pages={381 - 394}
}
A manometric method has been described for measurement of the activity of Cl. welchii lecithinase. The method depends on displacement of carbon dioxide from a bicarbonate-carbon dioxide-buffered medium by the phosphorylcholine liberated during the enzymatic hydrolysis.