lysostaphin

lysostaphin
A peptidase enzyme produced by certain strains of staphylococcus microorganisms with antibacterial activity against staphylococci.

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ly·so·staph·in .lī-sə-'staf-ən n an antimicrobial enzyme that is obtained from a strain of staphylococcus and is effective against other staphylococci

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ly·so·staph·in (li-so-stafґin) an antibacterial enzyme produced by Staphylococcus staphylolyticus; it is specifically active against staphylococci.

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