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Table 2 Spectrum of antibacterial lytic activity against Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria

From: Cloning, expression, and characterization of a peptidoglycan hydrolase from the Burkholderia pseudomallei phage ST79

Bacterial strains % Relative lytic activitya
Gram–negative bacteria
 E. coli Top10 +++
 E. DH5α +++
 E. coli BL21 (DE3) +++
 E. coli LMG194 +++
 E. coli XL1-Blue +++
 B. pseudomallei P37 ++
 B. pseudomallei G1 ++
 B. mallei EY2233 ++
 B. mallei EY2237 ++
 B. thailandensis UE5 ++
 K. pneumoniae +++
 V. parahaemolyticus ++
 P. vasculitis ++
 P. aeruginosa ++
 A. baumannii ++
 Salmonella gr. D ++
 Shigella gr. D +++
 C. freundii +++
Gram–positive bacteria
 Enterococcus sp. ++
 S. epidermidis
 S. aureus
 Bacillus sp.
 Micrococcus sp.
 β-streptococcus gr. B
 C. diphtheriae
  1. a% Relative lytic activity was calculated from different optical densities at 600 nm between the samples treated with buffer and enzyme. The score is indicated as: –no activity and +, ++, +++ indicating the different ranges including 1–30 %, 31–60 % and 61–100 %