Lysostaphin

Known as: Lysostaphin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A 25-kDa peptidase produced by Staphylococcus simulans which cleaves a glycine-glcyine bond unique to an inter-peptide cross-bridge of the… (More)
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2008
2008
LysK is the endolysin from the staphylococcal bacteriophage K, and can digest the cell wall of many staphylococci. Lysostaphin is… (More)
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2008
2008
The advent of Staphylococcus aureus strains that are resistant to virtually all antibiotics has increased the need for new… (More)
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2006
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2006
Staphylococcus simulans bv. staphylolyticus secretes lysostaphin, a bacteriocin that cleaves pentaglycine cross bridges in the… (More)
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2006
2006
Staphylococcus simulans secretes lysostaphin, a bacteriolytic enzyme that specifically binds to the cell wall envelope of… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Mastitis, the most consequential disease in dairy cattle, costs the US dairy industry billions of dollars annually. To test the… (More)
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2003
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2003
Staphylococci often form biofilms, sessile communities of microcolonies encased in an extracellular matrix that adhere to… (More)
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2003
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2003
The anterior nares are a primary ecologic niche for Staphylococcus aureus, and nasal colonization by this opportunistic pathogen… (More)
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2003
2003
Lysostaphin is a 27-kDa endopeptidase that enzymatically disrupts the cell wall of Staphylococcus aureus and is a promising… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Microbial organisms secrete antibiotics that cause the selective destruction of specific target cells. Although the mode of… (More)
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1964
Highly Cited
1964
3Wilt, F. H., Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 11, 447 (1963). 7Brachet, J., et al., Biochim. Biophys. Acta, 72, 662 (1963). 8… (More)
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