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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 %