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Pyocyanase

Definition of the noun pyocyanase

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noun - plural: -

  1. a yellow-green mixture of antibiotics obtained from the bacillus of green pus
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic terms: antibiotic / antibiotic drug = a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections

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Google previewThe Dental Cosmos (1910)

by J. D. White, John Hugh McQuillen, George Jacob Ziegler, James William White, Edward Cameron Kirk, Lovick Pierce Anthony

Pyocyanase is a bacterial product gained from the bacillus pyocyaneus ( bacterium pyocyaneum), the bacillus of the...

Pyocyanase is a thick, greenish- brown liquid of high specific gravity with jasmin or glue-like odor and strong, salty , aromatic ...

Google previewProceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting (1908)

by American Pharmaceutical Association

Pyocyanase is the name given to a mixture of bactericidal bodies and nucleases, obtained by the autolysis of certain bacteria, which, like the proteolytic enzyme of bacillus ...

Google previewA practical text-book of infection, immunity, and specific therapy (1915)

with special reference to immunologic technic by John Albert Kolmer

Pyocyanase is a ferment that is capable of digesting other bacteria, such as Bacillus anthrax, Bacillus diphtherial, staphylococci, and streptococci. It has been asserted that the injection of this ferment is followed by an increased resistance to ...

Google previewNew International Yearbook (1909)

A Compendium of the World's Progress by Frank Moore Colby, Allen Leon Churchill

Pyocyanase is the filtrate of a three weeks' old culture of the pyocyaneus bacillus. This substance has been used as an adjuvant to antitoxin in the treatment of diphtheria. It is used locally as a spray and possesses the property of rapidly killing ...

Google previewTherapeutics (1912)

by Armand Darier

For example, pyocyanase is a cytase which has the power of destroying and of rapidly digesting a multitude of bacteria, and that not only in vitro but also in the organism itself if it be injected hypodermically. It is prepared from three- weeks- old ...

Google previewAnnual Report on the Year ... (1907)

by Emanuel Merck

Pyocyanase. Pyocyanase is the name given by Emmerich and Low”) to a product consisting of bacterial proteids, obtainable by a process of autolysis from bacillus pyocyaneus.

Google previewInternational Clinics (1909)

A Quarterly of Clinical Lectures

Pyocyanase is an enzyme obtained from cultures of Bacillus pyocyaneus. It has a marked bacteriolytic action, and, according to Emmerich and Low, not only on the pyocyaneus bacilli, but also on diphtheria, cholera, typhoid, and other bacilli, ...

Google previewJournal of the Royal Army Medical Corps (1908)

Pyocyanase is the ferment or enzyme which can be extracted from mass cultures of the B._p_1/ocyaneus, and it has been proved to possess powerful bactericidal and bacteriolytic properties, while its use in diphtheria in the form of a spray has ...

Google previewA Text Book of General Bacteriology (1910)

by William Dodge Frost, Eugene Franklin McCampbell

It is called pyocyanase. It is probable that autolysis of bacteria takes place, in the majority of cases, when the bacteria are lacking in some requisite food product. It is the opinion of some investigators that, normally, the proteolytic (autolytic) ...

Google previewBoston Medical and Surgical Journal (1908)

Pyocyanase is a bacteriolytic enzyme, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Supplement (1910)

by William Dwight Whitney

The gratifying results obtained by von Emmerich in the treatment of diphtheria by means of pyocyanase, a product formed in cultures of the Bacillus pyocyaneus, have been ...

Google previewPhysiology, Pathology, Bacteriology, Anatomy, Dictionary (1904)

Special enzymes are named according to the producing bacteria, thus pyocyanase. cholerase. etc. dominal parietes for the treatment of ascites from hepatic cirrhosis. Opsonln. [L. ops, aid.] The theoretical quality of a serum which renders a ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Pyocyanase, pi-o-si"-an-as. The specific bacteriolytic enzyme of B. pyocyaneus, recommended in the treatment of microbic affections. Pyocyanin, pi- o-si"-an-in ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

pyocyanase (pi-o-si'a-nas), n. [Gr. irvov, pus, + Kvavoc, blue, + -die] See the extract. The gratifying result* obtained by von Emmerich in the treatment of diphtheria by means of pyocyanaee, a product formed In cultures of the Bacillus ...

Google previewThe Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (1919)

Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott

pyocyanase and ty phase. choleric (kol'-er-ik). 1. Having abundant bile. 2. Applied to a temperament easily excited to anger. 3. Choleraic. choleriform (kol-er'-if-orm) [cholera: forma, ...

Google previewA dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)

by George Milbry Gould

Pyocyanase (pi-o-si'-an-d:) [trtuv, pus; Ktavoc, blue]. The specific bacteriolytic enzyme of Bacillus pyocya- neus. It digests the bacilli of typhoid, diphtheria, and cholera, and also fibrin. It is a yellowish-green, alkaline, amorphous substance, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of New Medical Terms (1905)

Including Upwards of 38,000 Words and Many Useful Tables, Being a Supplement to "An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology, and Allied Sciences". by George Milbry Gould

Cholerase, Pyocyanase.

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1916 (1915)

8th ed. 1916 printing

pyocyanase (pi-o-si'an-as). Any enzyme derived from cultures of Bacii'lus pyocya'neus. It is destructive to Bacillus pyocyaneus, and the bacilli of anthrax, diphtheria, typhoid, and plague. Its injection is said to confer immunity ...

Google previewA Practical Medical Dictionary ... (1922)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

pyocyanase (pi-o-si'an-az). A bacteriolytic enzyme formed in cultures of Bacillus pyocyaneus, it is alleged to dissolve a number of pathogenic bacteria, especially those of anthrax, diphtheria, plague, ...

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