Lysozyme and Immune Bacteriolysis


IT has long been accepted that the lysis of Gram-negative bacteria by fresh serum is due to the antibody-complement system. Over the past ten years three separate groups of workers have suggested, for different reasons, that lysozyme also plays a part in immune lysis of bacteria.

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GLYNN, A., MILNE, C. Lysozyme and Immune Bacteriolysis. Nature 207, 1309–1310 (1965).

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