[lahy-sin] /ˈlaɪ sɪn/
noun, Immunology, Biochemistry.
an antibody causing the disintegration of erythrocytes or bacterial cells.
any of a group of antibodies or other agents that cause dissolution of cells against which they are directed
lysin ly·sin (lī’sĭn)
[lahy-seen, -sin] /ˈlaɪ sin, -sɪn/ noun, Biochemistry. 1. a crystalline, basic, amino acid, H 2 N(CH 2) 4 CH(NH 2)COOH, produced chiefly from many proteins by hydrolysis, essential in the nutrition of humans and animals. Symbol: K. Abbreviation: Lys; /ˈlaɪsiːn; -sɪn/ noun 1. an essential amino acid that occurs in proteins lysine ly·sine (lī’sēn’, -sĭn) […]
lysinemia ly·si·ne·mi·a (lī’sə-nē’mē-ə) n. Increased concentration of lysine in the blood, associated with mental and physical retardation.
lysinogenic ly·si·no·gen·ic (lī’sə-nō-jěn’ĭk) adj. Of or having the property of a lysinogen.
lysinogen ly·sin·o·gen (lī-sĭn’ə-jən, -jěn’) n. An antigen that stimulates the formation of a specific lysin.