bacteriolysis


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bacteriolysis

[bak‚tir·ē′äl·ə·səs]
(microbiology)
Dissolution of bacterial cells.
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These findings indicated that loss of SpeB activity permits bacteriolysis due to activation of the complement cascade.
influenzae are cleared by type specific antibodies against capsular polysaccharides, which activate the classical complement pathway leading to bacteriolysis (32).
Pfeiffer's test-animal test for bacteriolysis. And Pfeifferella is an obsolete genus of bactera [26].
transformed with pBR 322 (1982) Bacteriolysis Helander et al.
Paul Ehrlich had characterized the immune reactions of agglutination, bacteriolysis (via complement) and hemolysis.