Definitions for lysinˈlaɪ sɪn

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word lysin

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ly•sinˈlaɪ sɪn(n.)

  1. an antibody causing the disintegration of erythrocytes or bacterial cells.

    Category: Biochemistry, Immunology

Origin of lysin:

1895–1900; lys(is)+ -in1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. lysin(noun)

    any substance (such as an antibody) or agent that can cause lysis

Wiktionary

  1. lysin(Noun)

    any substance or antibody that can cause the destruction (by lysis) of blood cells, bacteria etc

Translation

Find a translation for the lysin definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these lysin definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"lysin." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 20 Oct. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/lysin>.

Are we missing a good definition for lysin?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for lysin: