Purification and specificity of bacteriolytic enzyme I from Hartmannella glebae.


A soil amoeba (Hartmannella glebae), when grown in conjunction with Enterobacter aerogenes and Alcaligenes faecalis, produced two enzymes. Enzyme I was purified by gel filtration on Sephadex G-100 and chromatography on diethylaminoethyl-cellulose. It is a basic protein. The analysis of the enzymic digest of the cell walls of Micrococcus lysodeikticus after… (More)


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