"Lysostaphin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A 25-kDa peptidase produced by Staphylococcus simulans which cleaves a glycine-glcyine bond unique to an inter-peptide cross-bridge of the STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS cell wall. EC 22.214.171.124.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Lysostaphin" by people in Profiles.
Lysostaphin-coated mesh prevents staphylococcal infection and significantly improves survival in a contaminated surgical field. Am Surg. 2011 Aug; 77(8):1025-31.
Antibacterial mesh: a novel technique involving naturally occurring cellular proteins. Surg Innov. 2012 Mar; 19(1):20-6.
Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity of lysostaphin-coated hernia repair meshes. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2011 Sep; 55(9):4379-85.
The addition of lysostaphin dramatically improves survival, protects porcine biomesh from infection, and improves graft tensile shear strength. J Surg Res. 2011 Dec; 171(2):409-15.