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Lysozyme

Lysozyme

(Science: cell biology, enzyme) Glycosidase that hydrolyses the bond between N acetyl muramic acid and N acetyl glucosamine, thus cleaving an important polymer of the cell wall of many bacteria. Present in tears, saliva and in the lysomes of phagocytic cells, it is an important antibacterial defence, particularly against gram-positive bacteria. An enzyme found in saliva and sweat and tears that destroys the cell walls of certain bacteria.An enzyme capable of breaking down cell walls that is used in the immune system to eliminate foreign microbes with its powerful digestive properties.


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Re: Answer this question. Coming from my module drills.

Phagocyte has lysozyme where the phagocytosis occur.

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by mavis
Thu Feb 21, 2013 5:35 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Answer this question. Coming from my module drills.
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Re: Android app for Pairwise Protein Alignment

... in the database has a unique identifier. You only need to enter that identifier and the app will fetch the sequence on its own. For example: Lysozyme protein has 130 amino acids (or characters). You wouldn't want to type-in all those characters. But since, lysozyme's PDBID is "1LZ1" ...

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by deeptakverma
Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:45 pm
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: Android app for Pairwise Protein Alignment
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using uniprot

when getting the answers, you should check it one by one for example:you use the key works " human lysozyme AND organism:"Homo sapiens" " to search on uniprot(http://www.uniprot.org) you will get all 32 results. you can see "Q7Z4W2" is from "Molecular ...

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by jmagicking
Fri Apr 06, 2012 7:36 am
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: using uniprot
Replies: 3
Views: 2775

using uniprot

... and I dont understand what is probably a basic thing about proteins and searching. I dont understand why when I search for something like 'human lysozyme' i wind up with almost 10 different answers, many of which say things like 'lysozyme-like protein'. or lysozyme-g like, or something. what ...

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by protchem12
Fri Jan 27, 2012 4:58 pm
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: using uniprot
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Analyzing lysozyme in biological fluids

... I have looked at use radial immunodiffusion. Take a look at this: http://www.bindingsite.co.uk/uk/media/file/MKG3414E.pdf. Look at page 7, under lysozyme.

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by aptitude
Sun Sep 11, 2011 8:30 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Analyzing lysozyme in biological fluids
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