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Muramidase

Known as: Lysozyme, N Acetylmuramide Glycanhydrolase, Glycanhydrolase, N-Acetylmuramide 
A basic enzyme that is present in saliva, tears, egg white, and many animal fluids. It functions as an antibacterial agent. The enzyme catalyzes the… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Lysozyme, an important bacteriostatic protein, is widely distributed in nature. It is generally believed that the high efficiency… Expand
Review
2018
Review
2018
Fish epidermal mucus contains innate immune components, secreted by globlet cells that provide the primary defence against… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
Lysozymes (EC 3.2.1.17) are hydrolytic enzymes, characterized by their ability to cleave the β-(1,4)-glycosidic bond between N… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
  • Z. Yang
  • Molecular biology and evolution
  • 1998
  • Corpus ID: 18608269
An excess of nonsynonymous substitutions over synonymous ones is an important indicator of positive selection at the molecular… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Initiation and affinity maturation of the humoral immune response is driven by antigen interaction with BCR. To study how… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
Commercial Streptomyces griseus and Serratia marcescens chitinases and purified wheat germ W1A and hen egg white lysozymes were… Expand
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
The distribution of muramidase (lysozyme) in normal and pathological human tissues has been studied, using an immunohistological… Expand
Highly Cited
1974
Highly Cited
1974
Pure cultures of three types of mononuclear phagocytes—mouse peritoneal macrophages, unstimulated or after thioglycollate… Expand
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Highly Cited
1966
Highly Cited
1966
Markedly increased quantities of lysozyme have been found in the serum and urine (ranging to 2.6 g per day) of ten consecutive… Expand
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Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
Summary An improved method has been developed for assay of muramidase in several biological systems. This method involves… Expand
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