THE LYSIS OF GROUP A HEMOLYTIC STREPTOCOCCI BY EXTRACELLULAR ENZYMES OF STREPTOMYCES ALBUS

@article{Mccarty1952THELO,
  title={THE LYSIS OF GROUP A HEMOLYTIC STREPTOCOCCI BY EXTRACELLULAR ENZYMES OF STREPTOMYCES ALBUS},
  author={Maclyn Mccarty},
  journal={The Journal of Experimental Medicine},
  year={1952},
  volume={96},
  pages={555 - 568}
}
  • M. Mccarty
  • Published 30 November 1952
  • Biology
  • The Journal of Experimental Medicine
The lysis of group A hemolytic streptococci by extracellular enzymes of Streptomyces albus has been studied. The most favorable material for fractionation of the lytic enzymes was obtained by surface growth on shallow layers of liquid medium containing an acid hydrolysate of casein, glucose, and salts. The results of fractionation experiments show that the potent proetolytic enzyme of Streptomyces albus is not able to lyse group A streptococci, and that the initiation of lysis is dependent upon… 

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