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Microbe Melting Made Easy Kit

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Lysozyme, a constituent of human cells and many body fluids, is a part of the body's natural resistance mechanism. As its name suggests, lysozyme lyses bacterial cell walls.

Students compare the lytic effect of lysozyme from collected tears, saliva, sweat, fingernails, etc. on Micrococcus lysodeikticus, a common skin bacterium.

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Lysozyme, a constituent of human cells and many body fluids, is a part of the body's natural resistance mechanism. As its name suggests, lysozyme lyses bacterial cell walls.

Students compare the lytic effect of lysozyme from collected tears, saliva, sweat, fingernails, etc. on Micrococcus lysodeikticus, a common skin bacterium. Requires 1 day from setup to completion. A chicken egg white (positive control) is required but not supplied.

Teacher's instruction booklet includes an explanation of Alexander Fleming's discovery of lysozyme and its importance in our immune system. With Carolina® booklet Techniques for Studying Bacteria and Fungi.

 

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