: a substance (such as an antibody) capable of causing lysis
Examples of lysin in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe effort that is furthest along, however, relies on a phage enzyme called a lysin rather than on whole phages.
Claudia Wallis, Scientific American, 26 May 2020 Other lysin drugs are in the pipeline at ContraFect and elsewhere.
Claudia Wallis, Scientific American, 26 May 2020
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