The production by certain species of Clostridium of enzymes disintegrating hide powder.

@article{Evans1947ThePB,
  title={The production by certain species of Clostridium of enzymes disintegrating hide powder.},
  author={David G. Evans},
  journal={Journal of general microbiology},
  year={1947},
  volume={1 3},
  pages={
          Unknown
        }
}
  • D. Evans
  • Published 1 September 1947
  • Biology
  • Journal of general microbiology
SUMMARY: The production by certain species of Clostridium of enzymes disintegrating hide powder was investigated by measuring the lytic action of broth cultures and toxic filtrates on finely divided hide powder suspended in an agar gel. Cl. histolyticum was the most active producer of enzyme, Cl. welchii A was less active and Cl. sporogenes and Cl. bifermentans only moderately active. Cl. tetani, Cl. oedematiens and Cl. septicum produced no such enzyme. The lytic enzyme of Cl. histolyticum is… 

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