Definition of Autolysin

1. [n -S]



Medical Definition of Autolysin

1. An enzyme which causes the cell that made it to self-destruct. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autolysin

autological
autologin
autologous
autologous bone marrow transplant
autologous graft
autologous protein
autologous transplant
autology
autoloom
autolooms
autolysate
autolysates
autolyse
autolysed
autolyses
autolysin (current term)
autolysing
autolysins
autolysis
autolysosomal
autolysosome
autolysosomes
autolytic
autolytic enzyme
autolyzate
autolyzates
autolyze
autolyzed
autolyzes
autolyzing

Literary usage of Autolysin

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1. Alcohol, Hygiene and Legislation by Edward Huntington Williams (1915)
"Medical Journal in a Symposium on the autolysin treatment. THE autolysin TREATMENT OF CANCER is prepared with the express approval of Drs. Horovitz and ..."

2. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1917)
"As a preliminary, test injections were made on normal mice to determine the toxicity of the autolysin. The dose orally suggested for these animals by Drs. ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1901)
"Why, then, does not an autolysin arise during the absorption of an extravasation? ... In other words, the appearance of a small quantity of autolysin would ..."

4. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1901)
"That the production of an autolysin, as in this case, is an extreme medical rarity there can be no question, and it is not possible to say why this patient, ..."

5. A Text-book of Bacteriology: A Practical Treatise for Students and by Philip Hanson Hiss, Hans Zinsser, Frederick Fuller Russell (1918)
"The almost universal failure of autolysin production has found no satisfactory ... It is supposed by Ehrlich and Morgenroth that the failure of autolysin ..."

6. Collected Studies on Immunity by Paul Ehrlich (1906)
"To do this it would first be necessary to get hold of an appropriate autolysin. The possibility of getting this, however, is only conceivable in such ..."

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