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bacteriolysis

[bak‚tir·ē′äl·ə·səs]
(microbiology)
Dissolution of bacterial cells.
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Fischetti, "A bacteriolytic agent that detects and kills bacillus anthracis," Nature, vol.
Bacterial strai M1C ([micro] M and [micro]g/ml]) Achyrofuran Ampicillin Kanamycin S.aureus ATCC25923 (MSSA) 0.25 [0.14] 0.50 [0.19] 2.5 [1.46] S.aureus NRS402 (VISA) 0.12 [0.07] 150 [56] 150 [87] E.faecalis ATCC29212 3.96 [2.19] 10.0 [3.71] 200 [116] We next carried out bacteriolytic assays to determine if the killing activity correlated with the lysis of the cocci (Fig.
The antimicrobial compound was bactericidal and bacteriolytic against Escherichia coli V517, bacteriostatic against Micrococcus luteus and fungistatic against Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
The culture filtrate of B.cereus S1 was used to test its bacteriolytic activity using a method previously described by Than et al.
Linnebacher, "Bacteriolytic therapy of experimental pancreatic carcinoma," World Journal of Gastroenterology, vol.
The results indicate that salinities between 5[per thousand] to 30[per thousand] and pH of approximately 7.0-9.5 affect hemocyte count, phenoloxidase activity, bacteriolytic activity and antibacterial activity.
The activities of the dermal exudate included hemolytic, hemagglutinating, and bacteriolytic activities.
By hydrolyzing the peptidoglycans of procaryote cell walls, human milk LZ has a bacteriolytic function and plays a role, together with secretory IgA and lactoferrin, in the passive protection of breast-fed newborns (7, 8).
Rhodomyrtone displays no bacteriolytic activity, as determined by measurement of the optical density at 620 nm.