lysozyme activity

Known as: mucopeptide glucohydrolase activity, mucopeptide N-acetylmuramoylhydrolase activity, muramidase activity 
Catalysis of the hydrolysis of the beta-(1->4) linkages between N-acetylmuramic acid and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in a peptidoglycan and… (More)
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2008
2008
The abundance of lysozyme on mucosal surfaces suggests that successful colonizers must be able to evade its antimicrobial effects… (More)
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2008
2008
The activity of lysozyme, the enzyme that hydrolyzes peptidoglycan in G+ bacterial cell walls, was detected in whole mite… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
It has been shown recently that modification of peptidoglycan by O-acetylation renders pathogenic staphylococci resistant to the… (More)
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2006
2006
Lysozyme is an abundant, cationic antimicrobial protein that plays an important role in pulmonary host defense. Increased… (More)
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2005
2005
Bacteriophage T4 has an efficient mechanism for injecting the host Escherichiacoli cell with genomic DNA. Its gene product 5 (gp5… (More)
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2004
2004
Lysozyme is one of the most abundant antimicrobial proteins in the airspaces of the lung. Mice express two lysozyme genes… (More)
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2001
2001
Protein P19 encoded by the conjugative resistance plasmid R1 has been identified as being one member of a large family of… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
The basis of the bactericidal activity of human lysozyme against Streptococcus sanguis was studied. Experiments were designed to… (More)
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1963
1963
The composition of the insoluble "integuments" and soluble "contents" fractions of spores of four Bacillus species of widely… (More)
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